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Treat your teeth with healthy sweets. Although that may seem impossible, there are plenty of delicious tasting foods that not only taste good, but they are good for you as well. Most individuals base their diets around their waistlines but it’s imperative to remember the care that must also be given to our gum lines.

Some foods contain healthy minerals that can boost the well-being of your teeth and gums. Foods high in calcium and phosphorous are helpful in the creation of tooth enamel and building strong teeth. This includes pleasing treats like most types of nuts, healthy meats such as chicken, and dairy products such as milk and cheese.

Some foods are terrific for washing your mouth. Crunchy and watery foods such as apples and pears are excellent options for keeping your teeth clean.

Your food selection habits are just as important as what you eat. Eat a wide variety of foods for a healthy diet full of nutritious vitamins and minerals, and avoid snacks and treats that are high in sugar.

For a more comprehensive plan for your eating diet, come see Dr. Maureen Toal at Center For Dental Rehabilitation for an oral examination. Our dentist office sits in lovely Phoenix, Arizona, and we can be reached via phone at 602.485.0505. An amazing diet can promote an even healthier smile, so come in and work on yours today!