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5 Healthy Foods For Your Teeth

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Los Angeles Dental HealthWhen it comes to teeth, people usually think as long as they are staying away from candy they are doing their teeth a favor. However, what most people do not know is there are actually foods you can eat that actually help make your teeth stronger! That’s right, foods that are actually beneficial for your teeth’s long-term health. While brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist on a regular basis is the best way to ensure you have healthy teeth, changing your diet to these foods can make meaningful changes to your teeth. Here are five foods that can help you make this transformation.

Wild Salmon

Salmon have fatty substances and are a good source of Vitamin D. With Vitamin D, your body is able to absorb calcium, and with calcium, your teeth remain big and strong!

Carrots

Carrots are considered a “detergent” food, which means it naturally cleans your teeth while you are eating. Some other detergent foods that can help your teeth include almost all kinds of fruits and vegetables. What makes these foods so good for your teeth is because of their hard substance. Their hard texture cleans your teeth and leaves little traces of plaque.

Milk

Not only are dairy foods filled with calcium and vitamin D for healthy enamel development, but they also fight acid. How this works is that calcium mixes with the food you eat. With the added calcium, this sticks to the teeth, and protects any damage that could occur from acid, thus helping the enamel on the tooth stay strong.

Black Tea

A study at the University of Illinois at Chicago discovered black tea fights plaque buildup. People who rinsed out their mouth with black tea for one minute ten times a day had less plaque on their teeth compared to people who rinsed their teeth with only water.

Sugarless Chewing Gum

After eating a meal, chewing on sugarless gum can help

Finding Dental Help You Need

The most important thing you can do to make sure your teeth are healthy is by visiting your dentist every six months. Make sure to keep your teeth strong by visiting your Los Angeles periodontist today! If you would like to learn more about what kind of foods are good for your teeth, call Dr. Alexandre Aalam and Dr. Alina Krivitsky to learn more about what you can do. Please call the Center for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy at (310) 299-8329.

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