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DENTAL STAINING

Mar 10 • 1 minute read

DENTAL STAINING
Did you know your favorite foods may be staining your teeth?

Some of these foods may surprise you!
*coffee
*tea
*juices (blueberry, cranberry, grape etc)
*Wine
*balsamic vinegar
*tomatoes (sauces included are acidic)
*beets
*curry(different spices)
*Popsicle /slushies (coloring)
*colas
*crackers (refined carbohydrates, which turn into sugar and become feeding ground for tooth-staining bacteria)
*soy sauces
*pickles (acidic-can lead to enamel erosion which causes tooth staining)

Some effective ways to combat staining are :
-limit the amount of these foods
-drink water
-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.


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