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Brighten Your Tooth Enamel With Food

Posted on 10/25/2021 by Mark Bieber
Brighten Your Tooth Enamel With FoodThe teeth are not totally white, as genetics determine their color. There is a wide variety of foods that can alter it, making them look dull or yellowish, and that can damage your tooth enamel. However, there is another group capable of making them look whiter and brighter, and we will explore those today.

The Role Of Fruits And Vegetables

Strawberries stimulate blood flow in our gums, they have a high content of antioxidants, Vitamin C, and malic acid, which stimulates the production of saliva and thus eliminates food residues on the teeth. In turn, this reduces stains and subsequent discolorations. Grapes are another food rich in malic acid, and their antioxidants act as bactericides within the oral cavity, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties. The apple is rich in Vitamin C, which due to its properties and consistency is ideal for removing dental plaque.

Crispy vegetables (such as carrots, celery, and radish), in addition to having nutritional properties, have an ideal consistency to clean dental plaque and polish teeth. They increase saliva production, keep our teeth active by stimulating chewing, providing an alternative for teeth whitening.

Other Foods That Take Care Of Tooth Enamel

Dark chocolate contains theobromine, a compound that prevents tooth decay and reduces tooth sensitivity, as well as acting as an antibacterial agent that reduces the production of acid that weakens the tooth. Cured cheese acts by regulating the pH of the oral cavity, stimulating the production of saliva, and counteracts demineralization. The consumption of walnuts removes dental plaque and restores the white color and shine to the teeth.

The inclusion of these foods in the diet will not only bring nutritional benefits, but it will also naturally help teeth whitening. Although there are many benefits that these foods provide, none replace the use of a toothbrush. Please be sure to remember to visit our specialists to achieve that smile you want so much.

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