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Are you worried about foods harming your teeth?

Are you worried about foods harming your teeth?

What you eat and drink can make a big difference in your dental health. Here are some delicious ways to fight cavities, gum disease and whiten your teeth.

  • Crunchy fruits and vegetables like apples, celery and green beans have been called “nature’s toothbrush,” because they gently scrub your teeth as you chew
  • The tasty fruits strawberries and oranges polish your teeth and brighten your smile.
  • Chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after meals rinses away food debris and helps prevent cavities, according to the ADA.
  • Dairy products especially cheese, act as a natural teeth whiteners. High in calcium and lactic acid, these foods also combat dental decay
  • Drinking green tea an antioxidant- rich brew helps protect against gum disease, researchers report. Compounds in tea also fight bad breath