The Top 10 Foods for Healthy Teeth

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While consistent visits to your local dentist in Southampton together with daily brushing and flossing of your teeth will help to keep your mouth and teeth healthy, there are actually more effective techniques of sustaining good dental health such as eating the right foods. So, here are our top ten foods to assist care for your teeth versus cavities.


<ul><li> 1. The Top Ten Foods For Healthy Teeth! brought to you by</li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>Eating crunchy vegetables helps clean gums </li></ul> <ul><li>Sweet potatoes, broccoli, carrots, pumpkins and others are rich in vitamin A =&gt; necessary for formation of tooth enamel </li></ul> <p> 1. Vegetables 3. </p> <ul><li>Good source of vitamin C, notably kiwis, strawberries and apples =&gt; vital to healthy cells within body and can stop gums breaking down and becoming sore </li></ul> <p> 2. Fresh Fruits 4. 3. Onions </p> <ul><li>Contain antibacterial sulphur =&gt; helps kill various types of bacteria within mouth </li></ul> <p> 5. </p> <ul><li>Good for massaging teeth and gums </li></ul> <ul><li>Also helps produce saliva =&gt; neutralizes bacteria that can cause cavities </li></ul> <p>4. Celery 6. </p> <ul><li>Contain phosphorus and calcium =&gt; help development of healthy teeth and bones </li></ul> <p> 5. Meat and Eggs 7. </p> <ul><li>Very high in calcium =&gt;help build tooth enamel </li></ul> <ul><li>Chewing =&gt; helps get rid of plaque </li></ul> <p> 6. Sesame Seeds 8. </p> <ul><li>Contains fluorides and antioxidant plant compoundspolyphenols =&gt; help reduce chances of cavities and gum disease </li></ul> <p> 7. Green Tea 9. </p> <ul><li>Keeps teeth hydrated </li></ul> <ul><li>Washes away particles of food </li></ul> <ul><li>Helps in production of saliva =&gt; to deposit essential minerals onto teeth </li></ul> <p> 8. Water 10. </p> <ul><li>Source of calcium </li></ul> <ul><li>Also contains phosphate =&gt; helps balancepH levels within mouth </li></ul> <p> 9. Cheese 11. </p> <ul><li>Good source of calcium </li></ul> <ul><li>Very low acidity =&gt; reduced tooth decay </li></ul> <ul><li>Very little sugar =&gt; reduced tooth decay </li></ul> <p> 10. Milk and Yoghurt 12. Stop by the site for More Great Articles for Your Dental Health!</p>