When it comes to your health, including your oral and dental health, diet and other good habits like brushing and flossing at least twice a day, improve your overall dental well-being.

That Ounce of Prevention?
It’s Worth a Pound of Cure.

It seems that even when it comes to our dental health, the same dietary standards that keep our bodies healthy–leafy greens, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, asparagus–keep our mouth healthy, too.

Stuff like hard candy, cake, soda, and just about EVERYTHING THAT TASTES DELICIOUS can really take a toll. Moderation helps big-time, but so does an attitude adjustment.

When we begin to change our habits even just a little bit, over time, our attitudes and our palettes will adapt and we’ll find food that once felt like a chore to be our favorite foods. Even Brussels sprouts.

We *Know* Sugar is Bad for Our Teeth.

So instead of a list of sugary sweets, including those that come from refined breads that break down into sugars that harm your teeth enamel and break down the constitution of your teeth, causing cavities and eventual deterioration, we’re offering a list of the best and worst foods for your teeth when it comes to their acid levels, which cause as much damage and are less known. You’re welcome.

The Best and Worst Foods (and Drinks)
For Your Teeth (Some May Surprise You!

Worst Food and Drink for your teeth
Dan Gold