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A dentist has said it is better for your teeth to eat an Easter egg all in one go rather than save it.

The Mirrorreports that Baresh Eyrumlu, of Banning Dental Group, explained that eating it in one go minimises the risk of plaque and tooth decay.

Dr Eyrumlu said: "Tooth decay is not caused by the amount of sugar that you have, it’s actually caused by the frequency.

"So if you have a chocolate bar and you split it to have it at five points throughout the day, that is far worse than if you had it in one go at breakfast, lunch or dinner."

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Sounds good to us.

He continued: "While we certainly don’t advise bingeing on lots of chocolate in one sitting, if you are going to enjoy the occasional treat then it’s better to have it at once rather than grazing on it throughout the day."

Easter Sunday is tomorrow. As if we needed an excuse to have a massive chocolate binge...

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