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Is Fruit Juice the Better Option for Your Child’s Teeth?

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We all know that sugar is bad for our teeth. But what about juices that don’t have added sugar and are 100% juice? Many parents choose this juice for their kids thinking it’s the better option. Of course, juice is more nutritious than soda or energy drinks. However, how good is 100% fruit juice for your child’s teeth? Here we discuss why you should be wary and still limit consumption of juices, especially when it comes to your child’s smile.

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: IS FRUIT JUICE THE BETTER OPTION FOR YOUR CHILD’S TEETH?

The Dental Diet: How Nutrition Can Enhance Your Dental Health

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Your diet directly affects your oral health. Think about it—your mouth is the first thing the food touches in your body! It makes sense that the kinds of foods we eat would be either beneficial or harmful to our smiles. If you’ve wondered which foods are helping and which are hurting, this list is for you. Here’s how nutritious foods can enhance your dental health and impress your dentist at your next check up!

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: THE DENTAL DIET: HOW NUTRITION CAN ENHANCE YOUR DENTAL HEALTH

Can Dry Mouth Lead to Tooth Decay?

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There are many things that can cause dry mouth. From medications to mouth breathing to dehydration, people often don’t stop and consider the harmful effects of having a dry mouth. The truth is that having a dry mouth is hugely damaging to your smile. Our teeth are meant to be constantly bathed in saliva for a reason! Here’s how dry mouth can lead to tooth decay

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: CAN DRY MOUTH LEAD TO TOOTH DECAY?

Is Coffee Staining Your Teeth?

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Coffee is one of the most common beverages around the world, but it’s no secret that this wildly popular beverage is infamous for staining teeth! A group of molecules called polyphenols are responsible for this staining—they effectively get stuck on your porous enamel. While some people find that regular brushing removes these stains, long-term coffee drinkers often have deeper staining that requires a professional whitening to remove. You don’t have to give up coffee to have a white smile—here’s how you can have both!

 

Read the full article here: COFFEE AND A WHITE SMILE: HOW YOU CAN HAVE BOTH