Foods that harm the teeth

The contents

Chewing gum

Citrus fruits

Sodas

Wine

Products with flour

Dried fruits

Seeds

Candy

Products not only affect certain parts of the body, but also on the whole body. Some of them affect the condition of the stomach, others actively affect the bones, and some harmful to teeth. It is the last and will be discussed in this material.

Chewing gum

This is a No. 1 product for teeth. Yes, it is designed to freshen breath and clean the interdental space and may even protect against periodontal disease, as it has an effect similar to a massage due to the constant chewing. But does this product not able to fight tooth decay and protect against it. Gum only hurts the teeth, but also leads to development of gastritis and destruction of the seals.

Citrus fruits

Because of the consumption of citrus products — oranges, tangerines, grapefruits and other — possible breach of condition of the oral cavity. Despite the fact that they contain fluoride, which strengthens the gums and teeth, there’s a certain amount of harm. So, because of citric acid which is in all citrus, this destroys the calcium in the teeth. This, in turn, leads to the formation of caries. In order not to harm yourself and no problems have citrus products, must then each time rinse your mouth with water. But brushing teeth is not recommended, as you can harm the enamel. We have to wait at least half an hour after consuming citrus products.

Sodas

Sparkling water is a real enemy of your teeth. Even ordinary mineral, no sugar or harmful additives. The problem is that it is dangerous for the teeth and accelerates the propagation of harmful bacteria. What is the reason, you ask? Soda contains carbonic acid, which causes serious harm.

Wine

Many people know that red wine leads to blackening of tooth enamel. However, the light beer can harm the oral cavity. The reason is that they contain organic acids — succinic, malic, lactic and citric. The most harmful are cheap wines, as they have in addition a lot of sugar, which we try to hide all the shortcomings of these drinks. To reduce the harm of wine on teeth, it is best to drink it through a straw or stretch the use of a glass for half an hour at least.

Products with flour

Bakery products — muffins, bread, pasta, sweets — not only harm the figure, but also have a negative impact on teeth. They in their composition contain digestible carbohydrates, which lead to the formation of caries. These products begin to be broken down in the mouth, which is the nourishment for the pathogens.

Dried fruits

These products are as dangerous as candy. The fact that they stick to your teeth. This creates a very comfortable environment for bacteria. The probability of different diseases.

Seeds

The seeds gnaw teeth, which is a very bad habit. Because of this breaking of the surface of the teeth, causing sensitivity and destruction. Particles of seeds stuck between the teeth, that is an excellent medium for the growth of microbes that eat away at tooth enamel.

Candy

Large amounts of sugar in sweets causes problems with teeth. This is especially true of toffee and tofi, which adhere to the surface of the teeth and harm their integrity. In addition, there is the risk to destroy the seals.