Good vs Bad food for your teeth

January 9, 2017

Top Foods for healthy teeth!

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Good Food

good-food

  1. Tea

Antimicrobial catechins fight inflammation

  1. Onions

Sulfur is raw onions kills mouth bacteria

  1. Kiwi & Strawberries

Vitamin C slows collagen breakdown.

  1. Nuts & Seeds

Protein and calcium protect tooth strength.

  1. Mushrooms

Lentinan, a natural sugar in shiitakes, fights gingivitis.

  1. Apples & Celery

Stimulate saliva and scrub enamel

  1. Dairy

Cheese generates saliva. Plus the calcium in dairy products help strengthen teeth.

Bad Food

badfood

  1. Candy

With so much sugar, candy (especially sticky candy) can wreck your teeth!

  1. Soft Drinks

Besides tons of sugar, most soft drinks contain phosphoric and citric acids that erode tooth enamel.

  1. Wine and meds

Alcohol and many medicines dry your mouth, increasing your chances of developing dental decay and other infections in  your mouth.

 

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