Love your Teeth- Foods That Should Be Avoided

Love your Teeth- Foods That Should Be Avoided

Posted by Dr. Powell on Feb 24 2021, 10:36 AM

Food is the basic necessity of life, and without which it is impossible for anyone to survive; we completely agree with that. But having said that, it is not necessary to fulfill all of your cravings for food. There are a plethora of people in this world who love food - especially junk food. While it is not harmful to have it every once in a while, the problem arises when one is subjected to consuming junk food regularly. Though it gives you a sense of satisfaction for a while, the collateral damage incurred in your oral health will have a chilling effect for a longer time. 

So it is necessary to be extra careful when it comes to consuming food. If you love your beautiful set of teeth, it becomes necessary to keep your diet's vigilance. This article let us look at some of the food that you should avoid to keep your oral health in good shape. So let us get started. 

  • Sugary Drinks 

One of the major reasons for the cavities in your teeth is sugar drinks. You can even name it as the number one culprit. When you have a habit of consuming the sugar drink regularly, it coats your teeth and does the damage over a period of time. So avoid sugary drinks. 

  • Citrus Fruits 

It is a known fact that any food rich in acidic substances is not good for your body and includes your oral region. It has the potential to damage your teeth slowly if you enjoy drinking it every day. Do you love lemons, then? Think twice before consuming it daily. It can be very problematic. 

  • Candy 

Who doesn't love candy? Everyone does, right? But you should know that just like sugar drinks, even they have all the potential to damage your teeth over some time. If you are having a problem giving up the sweet stuff, we recommend switching to the sugar-free varieties for the same reason that even candies contain a high amount of sugar in them. 

If you love your teeth and at the same time want to keep your oral hygiene in a good place then, follow the above instruction on the kinds of food which will tamper your oral hygiene. 


Please schedule a consultation with Dentist in Salt Lake City UT, Dr. Powell by calling us or reaching us through an online query, and we’ll be happy to guide you further.


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