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List of Food Items that Help you Strengthen Your Teeth

Brushing and flossing are only the beginning of proper dental hygiene. There are many beneficial practices to help keep your smile sparkling and attractive, but don’t forget the tremendous cleansing capabilities of everyday meals.


Cheese is advantageous for teeth since it can protect them from acid erosion.

Your teeth are vulnerable to decay-causing acids each time you eat a meal that includes bread, candies, lemon, or cold drinks. Cheese, when eaten after a meal, can help to neutralize the acidity of the food, making it an excellent dessert option.


Fatty fish (such as salmon) is an excellent source of vitamin D, which allows your teeth and gum tissue to benefit from the protective properties of calcium in your diet.


Vitamin C stimulates blood flow and collagen, and by lowering inflammation, it reduces the growth of gum disease.

Incorporate citrus, tangerines, and other citrus items a consistent part of your bowl.

Fruits and vegetables

Its dietary fiber content scrubs the teeth in the same manner that brushing does, and the increased chewing induces more saliva production.

Salad greens are packed with nutrients, and the watery content of crisp, succulent fruits and veggies helps to balance out their sugar level.


With each delectable bite, this crispy delicacy effectively cleans your teeth. Because it necessitates active chewing, it creates a lot of pathogen-fighting saliva, which is beneficial to your general oral health.


The everyday onions eliminate harmful bacteria in the mouth and throughout the system, making it a true superfood.

Teas, both green and black

Polyphenols, present in green and black tea, react with plaque-causing bacteria, destroying or inhibiting them. This reduces microorganisms that thrive on the carbohydrates in your mouth and then emit corrosive acids that eat away at your tooth enamel.

Written by Dr. Silverman

Dr. Silverman is the co-founder of Peace of Mind Dental, a Chandler Arizona, general dentistry practice.