How to enjoy sweet pancakes and look after your teeth

Lemon and sugar is the king of toppings but the worse choice for our teeth. With the high acidity of the lemon together Pancakeswith the sugar forming a two-pronged attack on our teeth through dental erosion and decay.

...Top tip -Chewing sugar-free chewing gum after your pancake is a great way to protect your teeth while ensuring you enjoy your pancake day.

Going for maple or golden syrup? Maple syrup is more than two thirds sugar and sticks to our teeth long after eating it, a prolonged sugar attack on our teeth can really be bad news.

Top tip - Why not have a glass of water or milk on hand to help rinse the stickiness off your teeth. Make sure you wait an hour after eating your pancake before brushing your teeth or you may be causing more harm than good.