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What are the best foods to eat for a healthy smile?

Your teeth also benefit from the food you eat. If you’re paying attention to your oral hygiene routine, then you’ll also want to be cautious about your diet. Let’s talk about the best foods for your teeth and gums.

Cleaning Teeth the Natural Way

Food that’s high in water content serves as natural teeth cleaners. These crunchy foods encourage the flow of saliva. They’re also ideal snacks as they can be enjoyed as is.

Here are examples:

Keeping Bones Healthy and Strong

Our teeth lose and replenish minerals naturally. However, when the acidity level in the mouth is too high, minerals aren’t immediately replenished. Acid can wear away the tooth enamel.

Calcium is crucial as it strengthens the bones together with phosphorus. Calcium can be derived from these food choices:

Maximizing Calcium Absorption

Vitamin D is crucial as it helps the body absorb calcium. Without it, the mouth will be at risk for gum disease and tooth decay. 

Keep your meals varied and include the choices above in your recipes. Eat toward a healthier and stronger smile.

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We hope to create a friendly and relaxing atmosphere for your visits and our trained staff will place your comfort as their top priority.

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40 Country Hills Landing NW Unit 210
Calgary, AB
T3K 5P4

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