Power Foods For Your Teeth

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Do you ever wonder what foods are best for your teeth? You have probably heard of power foods, but what about super foods for your teeth? The doctors at TenderCare are passionate about your health, and the foods you choose to eat can be part of a healthy routine. These power foods can improve your smile.

Mushrooms

Mushrooms are good for you and they are good for your teeth. They have alot of vitamin D in them. Mushrooms can help your body absorb calcium, which can improve your tooth strength. Recent research shows shiitake mushrooms may help prevent cavities because they lower plaque buildup.

Pistachios

Pistachios and nuts are a great nutrient rich food.  Pistachios are one of our favorite types of nuts because they have a high amount of magnesium in them. Magnesium can often increases the absorption of calcium in the body which means stronger teeth. Pistachios also have beta-carotene in them, which can often lesson gum inflammation, which is the main cause of periodontal disease.

Green tea

Green tea is packed with polyphenol antioxidants, this means drinking it can help fight plaque-forming free radicals as well as help prevent gum disease. In most states tap water is fortified with fluoride, but not in Oregon,  this will help your teeth as well, and drink it after meals because antioxidants can also fight off bad breath.

Yogurt

Eating yogurt every day is healthy for your teeth. It is a great choice for a healthy balanced diet, it can also help improve your digestive tract.

Research shows that probiotic-rich dense foods such as yogurt can offer immense protection against gum disease. This is because it can lower the level of bacteria in your mouth. Yogurt is a calcium rich food, including protein and phosphorus, which will help improve your teeth strength.

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