Professional teeth whitening from your dentist is undoubtedly the quickest and most effective way to get a whiter smile. But did you know that there are some foods we eat every day that can help keep your teeth stain-free too? In fact, knowing which foods can naturally whiten your teeth can help you retain your professional teeth whitening results much longer, which means a greater return on your cosmetic dentistry investment.
Strawberries – While this sweet fruit is bright red, it’s malic acid inside can work to remove discoloration on your teeth!
Seeds and nuts – This healthy snack from nature works as a teeth whitener while you crunch. The abrasive texture from nuts and seeds act as a scrubber against your teeth.
Onions – Does this one surprise you? Onions may not be the best food for fresh breath, but they contain a sulfuric compound that can protect your teeth from plaque formation. You’ll need to eat them raw for this dental benefit.
Apples, Celery and Carrots – The act of biting down on these crunchy foods not only strengthens your gum tissues, but it also promotes more saliva, which is critical to keeping your teeth free of bacteria and stains.
Dairy – Did you know that yogurt, milk and even cheese can promote a whiter and healthier smile? Milk and yogurt have lactic acid and the enamel-fortifying mineral calcium, which work to whiten and strengthen teeth. Cheese is also rich in calcium, but research shows that this specific dairy product that also help to replenish the enamel of your teeth and fight cavities.
At Gainesville Dental Group, we want to help patients attain and retain their whitest and most confident smile. White teeth can help you feel better about yourself as well as change how others perceive you. A whiter smile can even take years off of your appearance? Schedule your professional teeth whitening today at our Gainesville dental office.
1026 Thompson Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30501
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