18 MAY 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has modified many facets of life, but it surely may be having a big affect on the well being of the mouth, based on a number one charity.
New analysis by the Oral Well being Basis reveals staying at residence has led to greater than one-in-three (38%) British adults growing the quantity of occasions they’re snacking all through the day.
Since lockdown, snacking has risen significantly in youthful adults. Practically two-in-three (61%) underneath 35s admit they’re now consuming extra usually in between meals.
Snacking has additionally risen amongst households with youthful kids. Seven-in-ten households (70%) with kids underneath 5 are reporting extra snacking within the family. That is greater than double in contrast with those that should not dwelling with kids.
The Oral Well being Basis is anxious concerning the harm snacking in between meals can have on the nation’s oral well being. The charity’s Chief Govt, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, says: &ldquo…