Food for a healthy smile

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Your smile depends on what you eat!

 

Surprised? Yes, the health of your teeth and guna depends upon what you eat i.e your diet. The first step to healthy strong teeth is eating right. We’ve made a list of foods that will help you have a sparkling smile

 

1.Cheese

 

Not only does Cheese contain calcium, which helps to keep teeth strong, it also contains casein, which is useful for fortifying tooth enamel. It is also rich in phosphate content which increases pH levels in the mouth and lowers the risk of tooth decay

  1. Yogurt

Yogurt is packed with calcium and probiotics that protect you against cavities, the good bacteria  weed out bacteria that cause cavities

  1. Water

H20 is not only beneficial for skin and body, it also helps in keeping ou teeth hydrated.  If the water is with fluoride, it helps removing plaque causing bacteria thus preventing tooth decay.   It also helps wash away food particles and keeps your saliva levels high. So drink away to a healthier teeth!

  1. Carrots, and Other Crunchy Vegetables

Veggies especially the crunch ones helps to maintain  healthy teeth. Crunch vegetables are high in water content  which helps clean teeth. Vegetables like Carrot contain vitamin C, calcium and keratins . that  help build collagen for healthy gums. When combined with your saliva, carrots help to wash away stain-causing bacteria and food particles. They also make  for a natural toothbrush, scraping food particles and bacteria away from your teeth

  1. Leafy vegetables 

Leafy greens are not only important for the body but also help in maintaining a good oral health Super healthy, they are rich in calcium, which help build strong teeth enamel.

  1. Apples

Apples, might be sweet, but they’re also high in fiber and water. The fibrous texture of the fruit also stimulates the gums. Have an apple at the end of your meal to give your mouth a good scrubbing .

 

Your teeth can thank us later.

Image Sources: Wisconsin Public radio

 

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