February 21, 2017

What to Drink and Eat for Healthy Teeth

 

Water

Drink enough water to keep the gums clean, bright white and smooth.
After eating drinking water will wash away the clinging of food left on teeth and the bacteria off the supply.

Sugar-free drinks

If you like your water sweetened, choose sugar-free drinks. Because sugar-free drinks wash acid-producing food from the mouth, they may help reduce cavity risk.

Green Tea

Green tea has fluoride and phosphorus, which helps neutralize acids in the mouth, dental caries prevention. Tannins also reduce the amount of bacteria destroy teeth and bad breath can be harmful.

Milk and Milk Products

Acid salts of calcium and phosphorus in milk helps to balance acidity in the mouth, eliminating the favorable environment for bacteria.
Regular milk can help add calcium to tooth surfaces, enhance and restore the tooth enamel, making safer their teeth.

Cocoa

Substances found in cocoa appear to dampen inflammation and may help protect against erosion and decay.

Citrus fruit

Although it is acidic, citrus fruit increases saliva flow. In fact, research shows that oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruit tend to protect tooth enamel. Because citrus fruit contains a lot of water, it also helps wash away acid-producing bacteria. Fruits rich in vitamin C help maintain and protect teeth and gums stay healthy.

Onion

Sulfur compounds in onions are very strong anti-bacterial ingredients, which can kill bacteria that cause tooth decay.

Mustard

Mustard contains isothiocyanate component can overpower the bacteria that cause tooth decay.

Sugarless  chewing gum

Chewing gum increases the flow of saliva, which helps neutralize acids in the mouth, protecting tooth enamel. The flow of saliva also washes food out of the mouth, limiting the time it is in contact with teeth.

Omega 3

Fatty acids are the most potent anti-inflammatory nutrients.

 

Brush Your Teeth!

Tooth-friendly diet can help keep your tooth and gums  be healthy. But remember that regular brushing and flossing is best protection against tooth decay and gum problems.

 

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