The foods you enjoy can keep your teeth strong and healthy – or put your smile at risk. We want you to make the right choices for your oral health, which is why we wanted to share a few snack ideas with you:
- Apples With Peanut Butter – Apples give your teeth a cleaning, almost like a tooth brush. Apples are in season this time of year and make a perfect side to go with your lunch or to enjoy as a snack. Pair it with peanut butter for added protein.
- Cottage Cheese & Celery – Cottage cheese is a dairy product that boosts the strength of your tooth enamel. Combine it with celery, another toothbrush by nature like apples, to enjoy the added crunch.
- Avocados & Whole Grain Toast – Avocados have nutrients that protect your teeth against cavities. Enjoy it on whole grain toast, which is better for your teeth than more processed bread choices. If you want a creative approach to your avocado toast, consider this fun Halloween idea:
However, what you eat isn’t the only way to keep your smile healthy. Make sure you incorporate good oral care habits like regular teeth brushing and flossing and visit the dentist for checkups.