The Effects of Diet and Nutrition on Oral Health

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“The most common effect of diet on the mouth is the development of dental caries (tooth decay) and enamel erosion. Foods containing any kind of sugar contribute to tooth decay; hence the recent surge in sugar-free alternatives. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria that accumulates on your teeth, thrives on the sugars found in the everyday foods we eat.”

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As stated in the article, eating healthy and watching out for sugary and processed foods can help your oral health immensely. Watching out and eating right will help your teeth become healthy and strong.