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Are you ready to take the next step in your oral health care treatment with regards to your diet? Although we often think of our diet as something that needs to be adjusted to help an individual lose weight, the truth is it is extremely beneficial for your smile as well. Foods can potentially damage your smile, but they can also potentially strengthen it. To help strengthen your smile, simply clean out your mouth on a daily basis and avoid unhealthy foods. Unhealthy foods come in numerous forms, including hard foods that give rise to chips and cracks, sticky foods that can give rise to dental erosion or sugary sweets that can lead to cavities.

When the time comes to an enhance your dietary routines, make sure the first thing you do is eliminate hard snacks from your diet. This may include products that can easily cause oral accidents and injuries due to blunt trauma from chipping and cracking teeth or even knocking them out entirely. To make sure your teeth can continue to thrive for as long as you do, never use them to bite directly into any hard products.

Other common risk factors associated with foods to avoid can include chewing and sticky sweets, sugars, starches and acidic snacks. It is important to remember that no matter what the causes for any damage you may have are, make sure it is treated, prevented or eliminated as needed. If you are suffering from any of these risks, identify the substance that is putting your teeth and gums in harm’s way and eliminate it as necessary.

Your ideal smile could start with unhealthy food avoidance. For an oral examination, call Lake Norman Smiles at 704-664-7774. Dr. Hoang H. Drouin and our team at our office in Mooresville, North Carolina look forward to having you as our guest soon.