Healthy Living is the Key to Oral Health!
Oral health is important not only for your confidence in regards to your appearance but also for your overall health. Many serious diseases and conditions can be a result of bad oral health care. Serious infections can be a result of poor oral health care and can cause severe pain. Currently, there are many studies indicating the links between poor oral health and heart disease, poor sleep patters, low birth weight babies and more.
We here at Prisma Dental believe in maintaining good oral health care, a strong healthy diet, and taking care of our bodies.
Eat Healthy and Protect your Smile
You would never think that by opening your fridge and choosing the right diet, you may also be giving yourself a brighter and cleaner smile that can also come with a fresher breath. In this article you will learn how to eat, fight cavities and remove plaque at the same time by just knowing what to eat. Here are some of the things you can eat to keep your teeth white and healthy.
Here are some of the things you can eat that protect your teeth and body!
Eating celery produces saliva which fights off bacteria that causes cavities and because of the texture, it also cleans between your teeth.
It has a high level of calcium and phosphate which protect your teeth from an acidic ph that encourages the growth of cavity-causing bacteria.
It will help you in case of bad breath and it contains a substance called catechins that protects you from having plaques.
to protect your gums from becoming sensitive to periodontal disease.
Onions have a powerful antibacterial sulfur compounds that kill many different types of bacteria including S mutans.
It has a substance that penetrates your blood stream and goes directly to your lungs which will give you a wonderful mint breath
This seeds slough off plaque and helps build the teeth enamel. Also, due to the high level of calcium, it protects the bone around your teeth and gum.
They have Lentinan, a sugar that helps to avoid mouth bacteria from creating plaque.
The substance that makes the wasabi hot is called isothiocyanates. It inhibits the growth of bacteria that causes cavities.
Rinsing with water helps to remove trapped food that may cause bad breath and it also keeps your gum hydrated and clean from bacteria. If you can’t brush your teeth after eating, be sure to rinse your mouth with water.