Did you know your favorite foods may be staining your teeth?
Some of these foods may surprise you!
*juices (blueberry, cranberry, grape etc)
*tomatoes (sauces included are acidic)
*Popsicle /slushies (coloring)
*crackers (refined carbohydrates, which turn into sugar and become feeding ground for tooth-staining bacteria)
*pickles (acidic-can lead to enamel erosion which causes tooth staining)
Some effective ways to combat staining are :
-limit the amount of these foods
-chew sugar-free gum
-eat celery, apples, carrots
-brush with baking soda
If you are concerned about the color of your teeth, speak with your dental professional to learn the treatments available for whitening your teeth.