Foods That Benefit More Than Your Diet – Routine teeth cleanings and flossing are essential to preventing tooth decay and gum disease, but did you know that diet also affects oral health? The foods you consume and avoid can help you maintain shinier, healthier, cavity-free pearly whites. Below are a few nutrient-rich foods that promote healthy teeth and gums.
Searching for a natural way to brighten your smile? Strawberries are bursting with vitamin C, antioxidants and malic acid — a natural enamel whitener. The vitamin C in strawberries toughens blood vessels and decreases inflammation, which stimulates healthy gums. Vitamin C is also required for the creation of collagen, a key protein that assists in fighting periodontal disease. Without this crucial vitamin, your gums could become sensitive and more susceptible to nasty bacteria.
To find out more regarding what foods can help you achieve optimum oral health, please see the below infographic.
This infographic was created by McLean DDS.
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