THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HEALTHY SMILE AND FREQUENT VISITS TO THE DENTIST MIGHT BE YOUR DIET.
When it comes to the health of your teeth, you really are what you eat.
Oral health is one of the first areas to decline when your diet is less than ideal, according to the American Dental Association (ADA).
The difference between a healthy smile and frequent visits to the dentist might be your diet. If you’re trying to protect your teeth and gums, choose wisely when it comes to food and beverages. Everyone knows sugary foods, such as candy and soda, contribute to tooth decay, but here are some less obvious guidelines for what to eat and drink — and what to avoid — for good oral health: