Limit the number of snacks you eat in between meals. Each time you eat food that contains sugars; the teeth are attacked by acids every 20 minutes. If you do snack, choose nutritious foods, such as cheese, raw vegetables, yogurt, or a piece of fruit. Less acid is released into the mouth during regular meals and causes less risk of tooth decay.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Celery is an effective weapon against the bacteria inside your mouth. In addition to the obvious health benefits of eating celery, it also causes you to chew more, producing additional saliva. As you generate saliva, it kills the bad bacteria present in the mouth. Celery may not taste as good, but is a healthy alternative to plaque-producing potato chips. The extra water contained in celery is a good way to clean your teeth, sort of like naturally brushing your teeth.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Thursday, April 4, 2013
A new study conducted by researchers has produced the strongest evidence yet that fluoride in drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults, even those who had not received fluoridated drinking water as children