Dental Problems

Foods to avoid for dental health

Sugary foods
Sugary foods

Sugar feeds the bacteria in your mouth and produces acids that can damage your teeth and cause decay. Therefore, reduce or eliminate sugary foods from your daily diet.

Sticky Foods
Sticky Foods

Sticky and chewy foods like sugary gum and toffee tend to stick on to the teeth for longer and cause decay. These foods can stick on even after gargling your mouth.  Dried fruit can also do the same even though it is healthier.

Acidic Foods
Acidic Foods

Acidic drinks and foods like pop, red wine, fruit juice, pickles, citrus fruits and tomatoes can raise acid level in t he mouth. Gradually, this can eat way the tooth enamel.

Foods low in nutrition
Foods low in nutrition

Binging on junk food too often can deprive your immune system of the vitamins and minerals it needs to ward off infection. This is bound to affect your dental health also.

Supersized foods
Supersized foods

Oversized hamburgers can physically harm you because you need to open your mouth wide to eat them. In fact the food you eat should no be more than four centimeters in height.

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