Your diet has a major impact not only on the way you look, but also on your oral health. A bad diet can lead to a multitude of health issues, of which oral problems are a part. That’s why Dr. Khashayar Khomejany recommends you incorporate the following foods into your diet in order to maintain a healthy, happy smile and better overall oral health.
While not everyone likes fish, salmon is pretty universally liked. It contains omega-3 acids that prevent periodontal disease, and a ton of phosphorous – a material that rebuilds tooth enamel. If you have enamel issues, salmon is a great food choice for your diet.
If you have a family history of gum disease (periodontitis is hereditary, and in some cases it can’t be stopped even if you religiously brush, floss, and use mouthwash) then you’ll want to add a hearty dose of whole grains to your diet. People who eat whole grains are 23% less likely to develop gum disease.
While wine is known for staining teeth, in small enough quantities it has many health benefits. It contains a ton of polyphenols, which prevent plaque buildup and tooth decay.
If you need more help with establishing a tooth-friendly diet, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team here at Plaza Dental Care. Our number is 707-642-1360 and we can’t wait to help you!