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Want healthier gums? Eat more of these foods.

Want healthier gums? Eat more of these foods.

Gums are the hero of the mouth. they keep your teeth secure, protect your oral bones, and battle against bacteria on a daily basis. While we take care to make sure that our teeth are properly cleaned daily, we can often forget to take care of our gums. An easy way to make sure your gums are getting the healthy support they need is through your diet. Read on to discover the best gum-loving foods that you can easily incorporate into your meals to give them an extra daily boost.

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The Best Vitamins & Minerals For Your Teeth

The Best Vitamins & Minerals For Your Teeth

Your mouth is one of the most important – and often overlooked – parts of your body and, just like every other part, requires specific nutrients and vitamins.

To make it easy to eat your way to a healthy smile, we made a list of all the vitamins and minerals your mouth needs most, and which foods you can find them in. This way you can make sure that when you’re eating well, you’re eating for your oral health too!

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Eat This, Not That: The Best & Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Eat This, Not That: The Best & Worst Foods For Your Teeth

You brush and floss twice a day to keep your smile healthy, but how much thought do you put into the specific types of food that go into your mouth? There are foods that can help to keep your teeth strong and healthy, and others that can work to erode enamel and create destructive acids. We’ve made a list of foods to choose more often, and a list of foods to avoid, in the hopes of helping to make your meal and snacking choices easy, and to keep you smiling.

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3 Reasons to Shop at Your Local Farmer’s Market

3 Reasons to Shop at Your Local Farmer’s Market

Shopping at your local farmers market is a great way to support your local community and eat healthier. We’re lucky to live in the lower mainland because we have access to a variety of farmers markets. Shopping from your local farmers market can reduce emissions caused by produce having to make long trips to get to top grocery stores. Farmers markets also provide nutritional and fresh products for yummy healthy meal ideas. Below are three great reasons to shop at your local farmers market. If you have any other reasons to add, leave a comment on our Facebook page. We’d love to hear about your experiences at your local farmer’s market.

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Important Minerals and Vitamins for Your Oral Health

Important Minerals and Vitamins for Your Oral Health

We all know that we need a healthy diet to maintain good oral health—but what exactly does a healthy diet entail and what nutrients do you need to be healthy and happy? Here are some suggestions on how you can consume the right type of foods for your oral health and your beautiful smile!

Certain minerals and vitamins play a very important role in our oral health. Eating a healthy diet with a lot of nutrients has many benefits like helping your tissues and bones fight off infections and clear away bacteria. Certain vitamins can also help reduce your chances of having tooth decay, gum disease, and mouth sores.

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How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for Your Kids

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch for Your Kids

Healthy eating is an important part of maintaining good oral health. Your child’s lunch is a good source of vitamins and minerals that can help your child live a healthy lifestyle. Without a good source of nutrition from a healthy lunch, your child may have trouble focusing in class and absorbing information.

Now that your kids are back at school, you may be wondering what type of foods you should include in their lunch box. Packing healthy lunches for your kids is not always easy, so we at 123Dentist wanted to give you some tips to help you along the way.

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Fast Food Puts Teens on the Fast Track to Cavities

Fast Food Puts Teens on the Fast Track to Cavities

iStock_000006189788LargeWith teenagers eating an increased amount of fast food and carbonated beverages to keep up with their busy lifestyle, family dental clinics are witnessing a generation inflicting serious damage to their oral and overall health.

A poor diet that consists of sugary treats and fast food can result in premature loss of tooth enamel, resulting in a weaker tooth structure. Due to this, it is especially important that teenagers try to maintain a healthy diet.

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5 Summer Snack Tips To Protect Your Child’s Teeth

iStock_000004417867LargeSummer days means lazy afternoons by the pool and busy evenings at sporting events, concerts or on the road traveling with the family.  Concession stands and snack bars tempt us with a variety of sweets and sugar-filled soda and juices, so parents must create strategies that will protect your children’s dental health and counteract tooth decay!

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