1. AERATED SOFT DRINKS
Beverages such as sodas and sports drinks, including diet sodas, are especially bad for teeth when drinking for extended periods of time – They cause discolouring and tooth decay
We all love the nice, satisfying crunch of a potato chip, don’t we? . Here is a bit of advice – Take extra care when you floss after crunching on some chips, you need to make sure you have cleared up the food particles stuck in between your teeth.
The answer to most situations in life is ‘Coffee’. But did you know that it is also an answer to dry mouth and stained teeth?
4. WATCH YOUR CITRUS INTAKE
Acidic foods cause great harm to the enamel, it can erode the enamel and make the teeth vulnerable to tooth decay over a period of time.
Are you surprised that ice is on the list of bad foods for teeth? chewing on hard substances can expose your teeth to a dental emergency such as chipped, cracked, broken teeth, or loosened crowns and also damage tooth enamel.
This makes our mouth lacks saliva, which is required to keep our teeth healthy, to keep the food from sticking to our teeth.
7. HARD CANDIES
This can cause major damage to the teeth in the form of plaque and cavities, especially in children.
Popcorn – Our friendly companion while watching movies can pose a danger to the teeth by promoting the growth of bacteria s they get trapped between the teeth and stay there for long. Brush after eating popcorn.
9. DRY FRUITS
Dehydrated foods are considered nutritious for health, but at the same time, they are sticky and sugary. Make sure you floss after munching on them.
Vinegar causes increased amount of enamel erosion and over-use of this in pickles, salads, can trigger tooth decay.