Research Shows Food Habits Can Increase Risk of Cavities

Healthy gums and teeth are important to good health overall. Research also shows a link between our food habits and oral health, with certain foods increasing the risk of cavities.

Key takeaways:

– Tap water, vegetables, fruit, milk and yoghurt are examples of foods which are good for healthy teeth.
–  Constant snacking on sugary products (raisins, gummy bears) feeds the bacteria which cause cavities.
– Water is a healthy option, containing no sugar and washing sticky food particles from your teeth.
“Dairy products such as milk, yogurt, and cheese contain calcium, an important nutrient for healthy teeth and bones.”
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