food that will make your teeth stronger

Food That Will Make Your Teeth Stronger

When it comes to oral health, you really are what you eat. Use this list to improve your diet and oral health.

Key takeaway:

•Sweet potatoes are filled with Vitamin A which supports healthy saliva production for balancing the pH of the mouth.

•Salmon and other types of fish such as tuna are perfect for strengthening our teeth and preventing gum inflammation.

•Both avocadoes and spinach are filled with nutrients essential for gum and bone health.

Add the above foods to your diet for strong teeth and bones. Consult your dentist on more healthy foods.

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.