Did you know the average American child consumes more than half of his or her body weight in sugar every year? Much of this sugar comes from sugary beverages including juice and soda. Too much sugar can lead to serious health issues such as obesity, diabetes and poor oral health. As part of The Mighty Mouth campaign, Washington Dental Service Foundation recently partnered with University of California San Francisco and the University of Washington to develop “Share the Love, Share the Water” a two-minute animated video that explains in plain language the benefits of drinking water to keep our bodies – including our mouths – healthier.
Check out this great resource below! Click here for the Spanish version.