Foods To Keep Your Dentist And Mouth Happy: Must-Try List!

Did you know that one in four people fear a visit to the dentist? While being afraid of the dentist means different things to different individuals, it’s mostly due to anterior bad experiences involving pain and terrible discomfort.

But the good news is there are ways to overcome your fears. Modern science and technology have being allowing dentists to provide a virtually painless dentistry experience to their patients and patients to feel much more comfortable and confident about dental visits.

In addition to modern science and technology there are also other things that you can do to ensure a painless dentistry experience — eat right. The fact is, there are some foods that are just better for your teeth than others.

We all know that soda, sugar, wine, etc., can lead cavities, stain your teeth, so on. The food-list bellow will help you keep your teeth at tip-top condition and white as pearls — leaving to your dentist only simple procedures, like a dental cleaning, which is very simple and painless.

Strawberries

Did you know that the acid in strawberries can actually whitens your teeth and helps remove dark stains? Aside of been delicious, this fruit will help you keep your smile bright as well as help fight oral cancers. All you need is one serving of strawberries a day to keep your dentist and mouth happy.

Avocados

Avocado is a high-fibre vegetable that can do wonders for your teeth. It not only scrub your teeth as you chew it but also stimulates saliva flow — your natural teeth cleaner. And while some tend to avoid avocado for its ‘fat’ properties, but the good fats of this vegetable are known to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and also to promote brain function. So, it is a good idea to have a small amount of avocado daily.

Cheese

Sugar free cheeses are a little wonder food. That is because they are rich with calcium, which is great for bones and teeth and also because they stimulate saliva for self-rinsing. Plus, the calcium in cheeses helps replace minerals and prevents cavities. Although cheese should be consumed daily, it should be eaten in moderation.

Hot drinks

And this include black tea, green tea, cocoa and black coffee. Teas contain compounds know to suppress and fight bacteria and tooth-attacking acid which causes plaque. The compounds in coffee are also known to be bacteria fighters. But since coffee can also stain your teeth, it is recommended drinking it with a straw.

Water

As you may know water is good for a variety of things; it’s hydrating, relieves fatigue, prevents cramps, etc. But when it comes to oral health, water is a must. Water is the key component of saliva, which is a crucial rinsing agent that fights against all unfriendly food that may be on your mouth. Whether hot or cold, water is always beneficial.