Your Food Choices Can Affect Your Smile Health

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Are you seeking to improve your oral health naturally and effectively with little to no change in your cleaning routines? Are you aware that one of the biggest managers of your oral health is determined by the foods and drinks you consume? Many food choices in our world have ingredients capable of chewing through our tooth enamel and increasing your risk for cavities and ultimately tooth loss.

One of the biggest offenders to flawless oral health is sugary foods and drinks, particularly candy. Candy can come in many different varieties that can damage your teeth and gums. Sticky and chewy candy can stick to your mouth and teeth long after consuming them and continue to wear down your tooth enamel. Hard candy can be hard to bite through and easily chip or crack your teeth. Sour candy has a very low pH level and can be extremely acidic. IF you wish to improve your oral health, you need to limit the number of sugary substances in your diet.

Any foods that are difficult to chew or hard to bite can fracture or crack your teeth if you are not careful. Also, be on the lookout for acidic foods capable of chewing through your tooth enamel, which includes products such as tomatoes and citrus fruits.

For more dietary advice and help from our team at Thomas E. Ouellette, DDS, PC, come in for a visit. If you would like an oral exam from Dr. Thomas Ouellette, please book an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Denver, Colorado. We can be reached at 303-296-1402. Come in today and improve your smile with our help.