Dentist in GC Shares Healthy Food Options for Teeth
Food has a profound effect on the teeth. We all know that sugar leads to tooth decay, but what about all the other foods you eat? Let’s take a look.
Review of Sugar
Let’s quickly review what happens to the teeth when you eat sugar. It isn’t the sugar itself that hurts your teeth; it’s what happens when you eat it. Sugar is a food source for the bacteria in your mouth. After the bacteria feeds on the sugar, it creates an acid that dissolves your enamel. Bacteria then moves into the hole created in the enamel and destroys the inside of your teeth. This leads to decay, root canals and eventually ...