Your daily diet can support your oral health and help you build a smile you can be proud of. A healthy diet combined with diligent daily oral hygiene habits are the building blocks of a lifetime of smiles.
Today, Dr. Chuck Majors and our team want to share a few healthy food tips to help you in your fight against tooth decay and gum disease. Let’s take a look at how you can support your smile by incorporating these tooth-friendly foods!
— Protein from sources such as lean meat, eggs, fish, and poultry will supply much needed phosphorous as well as protein which supports tooth enamel.
— Eating cheese and yogurt and drinking milk actively supplies of calcium, as well as protein.
— Fresh fruits and vegetables offer minerals and vitamins including vitamin A, vitamin C, beta carotene, calcium, and magnesium. Eating apples, carrots, leafy greens, are just a few healthy choices for your smile. Additionally, chewing fruits and vegetables supplies water and fiber which stimulates saliva production. Healthy saliva levels support oral health by washing away harmful plaque and bacteria. Even your gum tissue benefit from foods rich in vitamin C along with other vitamins in fruits and vegetables. By protecting your gums from bacterial infection.
We invite you to reach out to our team in Bryan, Texas by calling 979-776-6600, if you have any questions about your oral health or to schedule an appointment with our dentist. Our MajorSmiles team is here to give your smile the support it deserves.