Studies show that everyday food can help whiten teeth over time.
Take a look at these few foods which suggest so.
contains theobromine which helps harden the enamel surface of teeth. This in turn helps to prevent staining.
contains tannins which prevent staining because they stop bacteria sticking to the teeth.
contain malic acid which can clean stains off the teeth
increases the pH level in the mouth making it less acidic, meaning the chances of discolouration and tooth erosion is lowered. The calcium in cheese can also contribute to stronger, healthier teeth.
Nuts, seeds, apples and pears
will help to scrub plaque and staining. The crispy texture of apples can also toughen the gums reducing the risk of gum disease and tooth loss.
This advice was given by Dr Harold Katz, an international recognised expert in bad breath.
If you have eaten lots of chocolate and Cheddar and you are still unhappy with the colour of your teeth, you can contact us for a free cosmetic consultation and we may be able to help you with a Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment.
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