Good Dietary Advice is essential.
Your diet not only plays a part in nourishing your body but also in the health of your teeth and gums.
If you lack certain nutrients, you may be susceptible to mouth infections or tooth decay. Many researchers also believe that there is a link between poor nutrition and the progression of gum disease.
Sunshine Coast Smile Centre offers dietary advice that recommends you eat a balanced diet which comprises of the four main food groups which include:
- Fruits and vegetables
- Breads and cereals
- Milk and dairy products
- Meat, fish and eggs.
Many people believe that lollies and sweets are to blame for Tooth Decay.
In fact Tooth decay can be caused by any food that contains sugars and carbohydrates as well as frequent snacking.
Try to avoid soft, sweet, sticky foods, such as cakes, candy, peanut butter and dried fruits.
In addition sugary foods that stick to your teeth promote tooth decay also while fizzy drinks (including diet drinks), cordial, fruit juice and sports drinks should also be avoided.
For more specific Dietary Advice please call Jess on 07 5443 2800.