Enhance your oral health care outlook with a healthier diet. If you are eating right, not only will your waistline see the effects, but you can in your gum line as well. Listed below are just a few of the benefits that eating right can provide:
– Saliva has natural acid-fighting properties making it extremely valuable for your oral health, so eat foods that can stimulate saliva production in your mouth, including many types of chewy and watery snacks.
– Keeping your teeth clean after meals is essential because you cannot always eat healthy foods all the time. However, brushing your teeth after meals can be perilous to your teeth, as they are in a sensitive state at this time, so instead, try using sugarless gum or mouthwash to help keep your smile clean.
– Crunchy and watery foods such as apples or pears have been shown to be effective at scrubbing away bacteria and harmful acids in your mouth.
– Keeping your tooth enamel strong is vital for a healthy mouth, so look for foods that contain minerals such as calcium and phosphorus, which can help fortify your enamel, including cheeses, nuts, milk, and various types of meats, such as chicken.
For additional help, Dr. Drs. Choi & Choi and our team at Richard Choi, DMD & Ryan Choi, DMD are here to give you the smile you desire. If you would like to schedule an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in San Francisco, California, please contact us at 415-986-1491 to speak with a member of our team. It’s time to take control of your oral health care and get the smile you deserve!