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What foods spoil teeth the most: an expert tells

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What spoils teeth the most. Source: express.co.uk

It is the condition of the teeth that can determine what foods a person eats. Some foods have a very bad effect on the oral cavity. And, as a result, a visit to the dentist is inevitable after prolonged consumption of the following foods.

Dentist Alina Andreychenko (dr.alina.andreychenko) told us about the foods that have the worst effect on dental health on Instagram. These foods should not be eaten frequently.

What foods spoil teeth the most: an expert tells

What foods spoil your teeth the most

Our oral cavity has its own microbiome. If it is well established, then it is healthy. But there are foods that negatively affect the flora in the oral cavity.

Sweets and simple carbohydrates

What foods spoil teeth the most: an expert tells

They break down during reactions, forming acid, which is harmful to tooth enamel and gives rise to the development of pathogenic bacteria.

Other harmful foods include carbonated drinks, vinegar products, limes, lemons, oranges, and their juices (but this does not mean that you need to give them up completely). You can reduce the risks if you eat these foods not as a snack, but with your main meal.

What foods spoil teeth the most: an expert tells

Juices and drinks are best drunk through a straw

If you have a sweet tooth, rinse your mouth with warm water after eating your favorite sweets.

What foods have a positive effect on oral health?

What foods spoil teeth the most: an expert tells

Vegetables and meat, sauerkraut, and real yogurt as a source of probiotics.

Why is it worth eating solid food?

To load your teeth, because that's what we need them for. Porridge, meat, vegetables, and fruits will load your teeth to the fullest. In addition, raw vegetables and fruits will promote self-cleaning of the teeth, rather than stimulate the formation of soft plaque.

What foods spoil teeth the most: an expert tells

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