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What Foods Help Strengthen Teeth

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Strengthening Your Teeth

It is essential to pay attention to the foods you consume to maintain strong, healthy teeth. Candy, soda, and coffee all contribute to tooth decay, and you should avoid them if possible. Instead, ingest nutritionally rich foods that will improve your diet, as well as the health of your teeth.

foods that help strengthen your teeth

Foods Which Strengthen Your Teeth

So, what foods help strengthen teeth?

Here is a list of healthy foods that will help you have white, healthy, and long-lasting teeth.

Vitamin-Rich Foods

Foods containing protein and calcium such as leafy greens, almonds, cheese, fish, eggs, and meat can help keep tooth enamel firm and healthy. Acidic foods, on the other hand, may cause tooth enamel loss.

Consume foods that are high in calcium and phosphorus. It is good for your jaw. Avocado, spinach, asparagus, parsley, and garlic should all be on your menu.

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables high in fibre can serve as scrubs and deliver almost the same result as brushing your teeth. Some fruits and vegetables can also stimulate saliva production. Oranges, for example, are high in vitamin C and help strengthen blood vessels and tissues. It is a known fact that foods high in vitamin C slow the progress of gum diseases and reduce inflammation.

Always keep fresh oranges, carrots, cucumber, apples, and celery in your kitchen, and your teeth will thank you.

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Water and Tea

While water isn’t as good as brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste, it can still help in reducing plaque and food particles. Having a glass of water after coffee can help reduce staining and reduce the acidic levels in your mouth.

Yogurt and Kefir

Yogurt is high in protein and calcium, which makes it the perfect drink for the strength of your teeth. The beneficial bacteria found in this liquid could benefit your gums and stimulate saliva production.  Be mindful that they may also have high sugar content (both natural and added).

Kefir contains vitamins A, D, and K2. It is the perfect mix to absorb all healthy teeth nutrients at once.

Your diet makes a big difference when it comes to strong teeth. Make sure you pick your foods wisely, and you’ll enjoy a beautiful smile for years.

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