What to eat to avoid caries
FOOD FOR CARIES
What is the right diet for cavities?
Diet for caries should be:
WHAT IS THE SUITABLE FOOD FOR CARIES TREATMENT OR PREVENTION?
Antibacterial food to kill bacteria that causes caries
The main antibacterial foods to maintain your teeth in good health are:
Foods with vitamins, minerals and flavonoids to strengthen your teeth
Among the foods to strengthen teeth, we have those who provide us minerals for tooth formation (calcium, magnesium, boron, manganese, fluorine), vitamins (vitamin C and vitamin D mainly) and flavonoids to improve blood flow to the gums.
Among the most important food in the caries diet, we have:
Carrots are very effective in caries prevention
Useful fruits to prevent caries
The most important ones are:
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Astringent foods are very recommended on caries diet
These fruits are noted for its tannins content, that brings astringent qualities preventing bleeding gums. They are also suitable to eliminate bad breath and protect the mouth against infections that cause inflammation. Among the main astringent foods, we have, for example:
Green tea can prevent caries development
Sugarless gum for caries
Chewing sugarless gum helps increase the level of saliva in the mouth, which helps to clean teeth of food debris and bacteria.
Xylitol is an artificial sweetener used in chewing gums that can help prevent tooth decay and other dental diseases.
NON SUITABLE FOOD FOR CARIES
Among the main food NOT suitable for caries, we mention the following:
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.