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Identifying Some Dentist-Recommended Food

While food play a major role in tooth decay, some of them actually contribute to the teeth’s overall health. Teeth-friendly food contain the right vitamins your chompers need to maintain firmness and strength. Your local dentist will most likely recommend that you include them regularly in your meals.

Cheese and Dairy

Calcium and phosphorous are the two main sources of the benefits that dairy products can offer your teeth. Not only is calcium the main component of your pearly whites (thus a deficiency of this mineral will most likely lead to decay), but it also helps protect your teeth from the acids fermented by microorganisms from most of the food that you consume. Aside from this, dairy is also an excellent source of vitamin D. Continue reading


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