CONSUME PLENTY OF
- Calcium-rich foods, such as low-fat milk, yourt, and Cheese.
- Fresh fruits and vegetables for vitamins A and C, and for chewing in order ot promote healthy gums.
- Tea, which is a ood source of flouride.
- Dried fruits and other sticky foods that lodge between the teeth.
- Sweet drinks and snacks
- Steady sipping of acidic drinks for prolonged periods.
DENTAL HEALTH GUIDELINES : Start right by eating right during pregnancy,
Make sure that your children's teeth gget off to a good start by eatin sensibly during pregnancy.Particularly important is calcium, which helps to form strong teeth and bones, and vitamin D, which the body needs to absorb calcium.
You need lots of calcium for healthy teeth and gums. Low -fat dairy products, fottified soy and rice beverages, canned slmon or sardines (with bones), almonds, and dark green leafy veetables are excellent sources of calcium.
You need vitamin D to help absorb the calcium. Vitamin D is obtained from fluid milk, fortified soy and rice beverages, margerine, fatty fish such as salmon, and moderate exposure to the sun.
HELPFUL FOODS : You can protect your teeth by concludin meals with foods, that do not promote cavities and may even prevent them. For instance, aged cheese help prevent cavities if consumed at the end of a meal. Chewing sugarless gum stimulates the flow of saliva, which decreases acid and flushes out food particles, Rinsing your mouth and brushing your teeth after eating are important strategies to prevent cavities..