Why is a healthy diet important for oral health?
Food and drinks with a high sugar content are one of the main dangers for our teeth. Sugar reacts with the bacteria in plaque and produces harmful acids to our teeth therefore it is important to decrease the frequency with which you put your mouth at risk. A diet that is rich in vitamins, minerals and fresh fruit and vegetables can help to prevent gum disease. Gum disease can lead to tooth loss and cause bad breath.