Nutrition and Oral Health
Want healthy teeth and gums? Make sure your diet features these key ingredients.
Did you know that the acid in many foods and drinks can wear down your teeth?
Is chocolate really that bad for your teeth? Here’s what you should know about this sweet treat.
Here’s why you should rethink this popular breakfast duo.
You’re probably aware that diabetes can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of your body. What you may not know is that diabetics are more susceptible to developing oral infections and gum disease than those who do not have diabetes.
Some foods invite tooth decay, but others can help combat plaque buildup and help build healthy teeth and gums. Learn which foods can help keep your smile bright and how to disinvite decay in others.
Get the facts on this essential mineral and where you can find it.
Try tea! Hot or cold, tea has been shown in recent studies to be beneficial to your oral health.
There’s a low-calorie sweetener called "xylitol." It has a sweet-as-sugar taste, and studies show that it may help reduce and prevent cavities.
What do dentists give out at Halloween? Our survey gathers their best advice for Halloween treats and avoiding the scary tricks candy can play on teeth.
While a vegetarian diet can have great overall health benefits, vegetarians need to be aware of how this lifestyle choice can affect their oral health. By eliminating certain food groups, vegetarians can risk missing out on some key nutrients that are essential for good oral health.
Restock your fridge with smile-friendly foods.
Cheese can offer a serious boost to your oral health. Find out why — and why types are worth adding to your diet.
Did you know that dieting can affect your teeth? Learn the oral health consequence of today's most popular diets.
You may not be able to prevent your child from eating candy – but you can take active steps to prevent tooth decay and promote good nutrition all year long.
Nutrition is important to oral health. Antioxidants and other nutrients found in fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts strengthen immunity and help protect the teeth and gums.