August 3rd, 2019
According to the American Dental Association, dental health is one of the
the first area to decline is your oral health when your diet is less than ideal.
Dental health is a part of your overall health. Below you will find some foods that
contribute to healthy teeth.
Dairy products, such a s milk and cheese, contain casein protein, which stabilizes and repairs enamel.
Be sure to check labels to ensure that that it has calcium and what recommended amount each serving is giving you.
Cheese fortifies bones with calcium.
2. Leafy Greens
Spinach, peas, peppers oh my. They're full of vitamins and minerals and are low in calories. Chewing a lot generates saliva that cleans and rinses your teeth while also neutralizing the acid. Not only are leafy greens packed with fiber, Chewing on leafy greens supports this activity
3. Wild Salmon
Not only does Wild Salmon provide health benefits like heart-healthy vitamin B12,
it provides bone-building vitamin D and calcium, making it an all-round superfood
for helping to maintain healthy teeth and gums
4. Green Tea
Regularly drinking green tea can protect against cavities, gum disease and bad breath,
according to a 2016 study that compiled research on the beverage's oral health effects.]
Kids may be reluctant at first to drink green tea but many of them love it with honey.
The antibacterial properties of the honey will affect the flushing of bad bacteria.
5. Carrot Sticks
Carrot sticks act as weapons for fighting cavities as they act as a natural toothbrush.
This crunchy vegetable is high in plaque-attacking as well as vitamin A,
which is crucial for strengthening delicate tooth enamel.
6. Naturally sweet raisins
Raisins contain phytochemicals, which may kill bacteria that cause plaque.
Raisins do not contain table sugar and sucrose.
This article is intended to provide an understanding and knowledge about foods that support dental health. Always seek the advice of a professional dentist
with any questions you may have regarding your child and medical conditions or treatments.