Packing A Dentist Approved Lunch

lunch 2It’s important to remember that Cavities can affect people of all age groups.  Whether you’re packing your child’s lunch or your own, remember that including tooth friendly snacks can go a long way towards keeping cavities away.  Selecting the right foods, along with healthy dental hygiene habits, are a winning combination for protecting your teeth.  Try to include these healthy food items in your lunch:

1.  Whole Wheat Bread
2.  Fresh Vegetables
3.  Fresh Fruit
4.  Cheese
5.  Nuts and Seeds
6.  Milk

Remember that along with eating right,  dental hygiene plays a major role. Brushing your teeth two times a day with a fluoride toothpaste as well as flossing can help prevent cavities and tooth decay. It is also very important to get regular check ups and teeth cleanings to not only maintain your dental health and great smile, but also, your health in general.  It is recommended that you schedule a check up once every 6 months.

Proper oral hygiene at home is most certainly important, and can go a long way towards maintaining dental health.  However, you cannot removed hardened plaque and tartar at home with a toothbrush and flossing.

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