While many people are aware of which foods are bad for dental health , they may not be so familiar with the types of foods that can actually promote strong and healthy teeth. This video provides some great tips for tooth-friendly snacking.
When reaching for a snack during the day, choose something with a high water content that will assist in flushing particles and acid out of the mouth. Two great snack items that fit this description are apples and carrots. Snacks that are low in sugar and starches, such as raw almonds and yogurt, help prevent the buildup of bacteria in the mouth.
Would you like to learn more about caring for your teeth? You can schedule your next oral health checkup by calling University Associates in Dentistry today at (312) 704-5511.