- “If you eat some of your greens, you can have dessert.”
There’s a reason your mom wanted you to eat your salad. Not only is eating green vegetables healthy for your body, it’s healthy for your teeth. It is loaded with calcium, Vitamin B, and many more vitamins and minerals that are awesome for your teeth. It also has folic acid which has tons of health benefits, even for your teeth. Eating your greens is important all around.
- An apple a day keeps the doctor away, and that includes your dentist!
While many fruits have lots of sugar and it is not recommended for your teeth, apples have so much fiber and water it’s like brushing your teeth. Although it’s not as efficient as brushing your teeth with a fluoride toothpaste, it will keep your teeth healthier and cleaner until you can brush your teeth.
- “Life is the bubbles under the sea” food
Fatty fish such as salmon or tuna are filled with minerals and vitamins such as vitamin D that are super important for your teeth.
- The secret ingredient is always cheese
You read that correctly, cheese! Cheese lowers the chance of tooth decay. Chewing on hard cheese also increases you saliva which is a natural teeth cleaner and removes bacteria which can cause decay. It’s full of calcium and protein that help build your enamel.
- Get ready to be nuts about almonds
Almonds have healthy things such as calcium and proteins, but also have little sugar and sodium. Almonds also help destroy the bacteria that creates decay.