Everyone knows that it’s important to make healthy food choices because the foods we choose to put in our bodies is going to help determine our overall good health. But have you ever thought about how your food choices affect your teeth? Although most people have probably heard that it’s a good idea to stay away from high-sugar foods because sugar can play a big role in tooth decay, there are food choices you can make that can actually help prevent tooth decay.

Eating foods that are high in calcium, like milk, yogurt, almonds and legumes is a really great idea. Calcium helps keep your teeth strong and should be consumed on a daily basis. Aurora Dentistry advocates eating the recommended daily intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains provided by the food pyramid for a good overall healthy diet. Aurora Dentistry services are top-notch so be sure to give us a call today for an appointment.

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