Summer Recipes for a Healthier Smile
Not all foods are bad for your teeth. Keep your smile bright, white and healthy all summer long with these tooth-friendly recipes.
Tooth-Friendly Summer Recipes:
Crunchy Chopped Salad –
Crunchy vegetables like celery activate your saliva production. This helps clean your teeth and dilutes any sugars and acids in your mouth. Since Basil is a natural antibiotic, it also helps reduce bacteria in your mouth!
Wild salmon is high in omega-3. This fatty acid helps reduce gum inflammation and it’s good for your teeth structure! This recipe is a great source of calcium, fiber, and protein.
Shiitake Mushroom Chicken with Millet
Shiitake mushrooms contain a sugar called lentinan. This substance has properties that help prevent plaque! These mushrooms boost your immune system and protect your teeth.
Broccoli with Wasabi Sour Cream Sauce
When teeth are exposed to broccoli, the enamel is less likely to erode. Think of this dish as a great way to protect your teeth from acid!
There is nothing better than a cool treat on a hot summer day. Fortunately, strawberries are high in fiber and lemon helps improve the pH balance in your body. This sorbet is full of vitamin C that helps support healthy gum and mouth tissue.
For the complete recipes, including ingredients and directions, visit this website. If you have any other questions about the types of foods you should be eating for improved tooth health, give us a call!
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