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Did you know the different foods and drinks you consume can affect your oral health and the function of your smile? Well, it’s true, and we are here to teach you about the best and worst foods for your smile!

The best foods and drinks for your smile

• Cheese
• Meat
• Nuts
• Milk
• Firm and crunchy fruits
• Vegetables
• Water
• Sugar substitutes
• Sugar-free products

The worst foods and drinks for your smile

• Candy, like lollipops, mints, and hard candies
• Cookies
• Cake
• Pie
• Muffins
• Bread
• Potato chips
• French fries
• Cough drops
• Pretzels
• Bananas
• Raisins
• Dry fruits
• Soda

Now that you know the best and worst foods and drinks for your smile, you can further care for your teeth, gums, and underlying bone by being conscious of your diet. Yes, you can still partake of sugary, cavity-potential foods, but we ask that you eat those foods sparingly and that you brush and floss your teeth afterward. If you have any questions, we invite you to call our office today and talk to a member of our team. We look forward to helping you have the best diet and oral health possible!