Thursday, August 27, 2015

An Apple For Your Smile


It is common knowledge to everyone that having fiber-enriched foods like apples in our diet is remarkably beneficial. In spite the fact that they are good for our body, they also aid in keeping our teeth well and healthy. Due to their moderately acidic personality, the famous apples indeed help in cleansing and keeping our teeth sparklingwhite. In short, it definitely acts as a mild cleansing agent to your teeth. We should take note that the skin of the apple is mostly essential in the process, so do not peel the same. This fiber enriched covering of the fruit is somewhat helping the acid do the process.

However, there’s a variety of foods acting like little toothbrushes when you chew them. Crunchy foods such as carrots, celery and apples especially are the ones responsible for scrubbing away tough stains over time so better start stocking those in your fridge.

When your mouth doesn't get the chance to clean itself of the sugars due to constant eating such scenario seriously leads to cavities. Constant snacking with no  tooth brushing in between is one of the major cause of dental caries. An apple as an in-between meal snack is a good way to prevent constant eating, thus, the fruit fiber fills you for longer time resulting to less sugar and sweets on your teeth and at the same time less calories consumed. You stay fit and healthy! The most important of all is that you protect your smile and your health, too.

Notwithstanding all the good qualities of all the tooth-friendly foods available especially apples, those or the same are not a mere substitute for your toothbrush! Sugar and acid are still present among those goodies which can surely damage your teeth. Allowing those elements to stay on your teeth will absolutely reverse the advantage it gave the teeth by eating an apple. And so, brushing is still a must after eating. You still have an option by drinking water, that is, if you don't have a toothbrush on hand.

Always have these tooth-friendly goodies. Have an apple and the likes. They are too good to be out of your fridge and table! Just give it a try! A big bite! An apple for your smile!

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Good Oral Health and Good Nutrition

Every dental professional knew that the most common dental problems are tooth decay and periodontal disease or gum diseases, however, both complications are among the easiest to prevent. To improve your diet is one of the most common ways to improve your oral health. And because you or rather your mouth, definitely are what you eat, you will absolutely get motivated to increase your concerns on your dental hygiene for sure. Good nutrition or healthy diet can lead to a healthy mouth and body. As a good result, your health will improve.

While diet is not the lone reason for developing periodontal disease, most professionals admit that the said dental health problems may be more severe among people whose dietary habits lack the essential nutrients. Poor nutrition will absolutely lead to a weaker body resistance, thus, making your body prone to all diseases and that includes periodontal disease.


There's no fascination as to your diet's concern especially if the issue is to boost your dental health, but the real argument depends on whether to follow a well-balanced approach in your eating habits. Nevertheless, a lot of starvation diets may help you lose weight but in the long run your body will suffer for it will possibly not provide all the nutrients your body needs. A good meal is a combination of healthy protein sources, fresh fruits, green-leafy vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products. For all that, foods with considerable amount of sugar and salt should be taken moderately.

Soda drinks have become so popular that millions of gallons are consumed everyday all over the world. Notwithstanding the good taste and the satisfaction derived by most soda drinkers, sipping a cold soft drink can be very harmful to your teeth. Many of these soda beverages wear out the enamel that protects the teeth, weakens the subject and destroys the same in the long run. Anybody should limit their soda intake if ever he wants to attain a good oral health and a healthy body at all.

Sugar is the controversial, inescapable component of our daily treats. By eating sugar, the developing bacteria in our mouths spontaneously converts it into acid which is bad for the tooth enamel. Do not be surprise when you hastily develop tooth decay or cavities, it can even lead to gum disease like gingivitis if so happened you have consumed a lot of sugar lately. It is vital that your daily sugar intake should be limited, thus, resorting to natural food resources such as fruits and vegetables.

Practicing good nutrition can lead to good oral health. And although it takes a lot of other concerns attaining a healthy mind and body, you can help prevent the possibility of health complications by practicing good oral health.

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