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How Can My Diet Effect My Oral Health?

How can my diet affect my oral health

Your overall health is vital to your success as a contributing member to society and so is your oral health. So why not kill two birds with one stone, and choose a diet that will not only promote your general health but also promote your oral health. Selecting a very specific diet can help promote your smile like you probably have never seen before.

We have put together a simple and convenient list of tasty goods that you should try to squeeze into your daily routine. All these items that we have listed below can be found in your local grocery store and not expensive.

Best Foods For Your Smile

  • Black & Green Teas
    • Tea has been proven to slow cavity-causing bacteria, specifically black and green tea. Try have a cup of black or green tea in the morning in place of your morning coffee, and always try not to use any sweeteners as they may be counterproductive to the benefits of the tea.
  • Leafy Greens
    • Leafy greens such as spinach, broccoli, and celery do wonders for your body and teeth gave the vast amount of vitamins found in them such as B12, and B2. You can never have enough leafy greens, and in addition to the benefits, it will provide your smile, it will also do wonders for weight management.
  • Water
    • If you drink water every day, not only will your body feel better, but your smile will even look better. Water will not only help prevent dry mouth and bad breath, but it will also help prevent cavities from forming as the majority of the water supplies in the USA are now laced with fluoride. So when you are ready to drink a significant amount of water per day, make sure that it is tap water.
  • Lean Meats
    • Lean cuts of chicken and fish are great for your body and your teeth. The proteins contained in lean meats will help promote a healthy shine on your teeth that you will be able to notice from a distance.

    Schedule A Consultation

    To request, a personal consultation with Dr. Joseph Cavallo contact our Woodbridge, VA dentist office, and learn more about how your diet will affect your smile and oral hygiene. Schedule a consultation.