Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 5: Carrots

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You probably know that the foods you eat have an important impact on the health of your mouth. That vibrant smile you earn each day must shine through at all times. That’s why you should eat more carrots.

Why should you eat more carrots for better oral health?

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is important for many bodily functions, but it is significant for strong tooth enamel. When people eat carrots, the body absorbs the vitamin A and sends it to the tooth enamel. Stronger enamel helps your teeth fight off plaque, cavities, temperature sensitivity, and more. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but it must be strengthened regularly so that it will continue to protect your teeth.

A Cleaner Mouth

Carrots are some of the best foods to eat at the conclusion of your meal or as a snack. Carrots fight germs in your mouth that can cause bad breath and erode your perfect smile. An orthodontist will highly recommend carrots as part of a healthy diet because carrots stimulate the gum tissues and release saliva to naturally clean the teeth. Eating carrots after a visit to Nalchajian Orthodontics will protect the work done to your teeth and fight against new issues.

If you would like more information about carrots and your oral health, please don’t hesitate to make an appointment today. A better smile is just a few clicks or phone calls away. Learn about how your diet consisting of carrots can change the health of your mouth forever. You can schedule appointments with trained and dedicated orthodontists who will take care of your mouth and show you how to do the same in your daily life.

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  1. […] Carrots have several vitamins and minerals that help to build strong teeth. The skin that is over the carrot has a film that helps teeth grow stronger as well. Anyone that is using Invisalign should eat more carrots in their diet in order to strengthen their teeth. Carrots are also hard and firm. This means it will be difficult for pieces of the food to get lodged between the teeth. Anytime that food gets stuck in the teeth, it can hurt how effective the Invisalign is at straightening out the teeth. Be sure to add carrots to your diet if you ever get Invisalign to help your smile. […]

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