Best Food Choices For A Healthy Mouth

Hendersonville Dentist talks about healthy food choices

Did you know different foods you eat can hinder or help your oral health? Some of the best food choices for your mouth include; cheeses, nuts, chicken, milk, and other meats. These foods protect the enamel on your teeth by providing calcium and phosphorus which are needed to remineralize your teeth. Some other food choices that are healthy for your teeth are apples, pears, and vegetables. These foods have high water content which dilutes the effects of sugar they may contain.

Hendersonville Dentist explains why certain foods are bad for your teeth

We all enjoy eating junk food, but majority of the food we want to eat and enjoy eating are poor choices for our teeth. Certain foods include, cakes, french fries, chips, pretzels, bananas, raisins, breads & muffins, mints and hard candies. Majority of these foods contribute to tooth decay because they continuously coat the teeth with sugar.

 

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