Interesting Dental Tips and Facts You May Not Know

You have been taught about dental hygiene since you could walk. All of the brushing and flossing are great, but there may be some other tips that you aren’t familiar with. Here are some tips that can go a long way to insure that you have a healthy mouth.

Cheese please!

Good news for all of the cheese lovers out there! Certain cheeses such as Monterey Jack and swiss have been found to help protect teeth from decay. This news is coming at a time when tooth decay has become the most prevalent disease in the United States for youngsters.

Sugar Replacement?

There has been a new Mexican Plant called the Lippa Dulcis that has been found to be 1000 times sweeter than table sugar. The best part is that it doesn’t affect your teeth at all! Alongside this plant comes numerous herbs that have been found by Chinese, that could help alleviate dental problems quickly.

Unique

We have all been taught that we have a unique set of finger prints, but did you know that you also have a unique set of teeth? Everyone, even identical twins have different dents.

Soda Pop Problems

If you are one of those people that drinks over 3 glasses of soda a day then you can expect to have twice as much tooth decay. Pop and sports drinks increase your sugar intake and can really throw off the balance in your mouth.

Make sure you are keeping up with all of the new research so you can keep your mouth healthy and make sure you are having you are having your regular checkups with your dentist!

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