The Truth about Hidden Sugars: A Risk for Health

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Introduction – Hidden Sugars

The Truth about Hidden Sugars: A Risk for Health course explores the relationship between hidden sugars in foods and how they correlate with overall health risk; diabetes, cardiovascular, dental disease, and obesity. A large body of research demonstrates added sugars negatively impact just about every organ system in the body. Most recently, sugars are to blame for changes in the microbial flora in the digestive system, interfering with gut health, increasing inflammation, and causing a plethora of different symptoms while hindering our immune system.

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  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

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  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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