How to avoid caries with food

It is true that daily food is one of the main causes of cavities, especially if proper oral hygiene is not followed, especially after having eaten. Although at this point it is not advisable (as we thought so far) to wash our teeth a few minutes after eating, but around half an hour, since this way we avoid that the acid of the sugary or acidic drinks or foods penetrate way deeper into the structure of the tooth, forming holes and then cavities.

And is that the feeding could also help in the prevention of caries, especially if we choose those considered as anti-caries food.

First of all we must highlight the known ones like detergent foods. They are foods that refer to their natural qualities for the cleanliness of our body; in this case, to mechanically remove the remains of food on the surface of the tooth. They can not be missing in our diet anticaries fruits such as apples and pears, as well as raw vegetables, such as lettuce, cucumber, carrot, celery and zucchini.

Highlights, for example, fatty foods, such as hard cheese type Cheddar or the Swiss cheeses. Also dark chocolate, which helps prevent bacteria from adhering to the teeth, in addition to being rich in magnesium.

We can not forget either the nuts, highlighting in this sense so healthy and recommended foods such as hazelnuts, almonds or Brazil nuts. All these nuts help in fact to prevent the formation of cavities.

In addition to the most recommended foods against cavities, it is more than evident that we should avoid those that tend to increase the risk of this common dental problem. They are foods very rich in sugar, such as sweets, sweets and sugary soft drinks.

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