AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS
THE DENTIST AWAY
You thought you had heard them all. But here's a variation to the
oft-quoted maxim. "An apple a day keeps the dentist away." Yup! It's
great tooth decay preventer! The apple is said to have a mouth cleansing
property and, if chewed well, has the same effect of a toothbrush.
Besides, it is also great of relieving headaches and blood pressure.
Prevent Bad Breath
A dry mouth smells awful. To overcome the smelly outbreaks, you have to
reduce bacteria population in the mouth, especially on the back of the
tongue, where at least 80% of breath odour is thought to originate.
drinking water regularly.
Saliva is the best breath freshener and bacteria flusher and it costs
nothing. So keep eating the right kind of food after small intervals to
Munch on crispy vegetables like celery, carrots or citrus fruits as
these foods stimulate saliva.
Stress may constrict the salivary glands, leaving you with the same
dry mouth. You may use a clove, cardamom or non-sugary chewing gum to
keep saliva flowing.
Mouth Friendly Foods
If snacking is an important part of your meal plan, opt for raw
vegetables like carrots, celery and skimmed milk.
toothsome alternatives do not boost acid production the way sticky,
sugary or starchy choices do.
Unlike many foods, these don't leave a mess when you are through
chewing. Cheddar cheese has some cavity-fighting prowess.
Just a small amount of cheese may inhibit the acid flare-ups of cavity
Help: peanuts contain a protective factor that helps fight the acid that
peeks after a cavity-causing snack. Chewing peanuts will also boost the
flow of saliva.
Age proof your teeth
Tooth enamel may look as delicate as porcelain but it is as tough as a
bulletproof vest. Despite the fact that it's the hardest substance in
our body, enamel still falls prey to cavities. Treat enamel kindly.
extra soft toothbrush if you have sensitive teeth.
After eating sugary or starchy foods, brush your teeth or rinse your
Fruit juices and soft drinks have sugars. To limit the time your teeth
are exposed to the natural acids and sugars, sip these drinks through
To keep the enamel strong, we need calcium and phosphorus, which we
get from food but saliva supplies them in plenty.
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