Dental

Snack Smart to Prevent Tooth Decay

We all tend to munch on foods that contain too much sugar- Look for foods that are low in calories, high in water and fiber and full of protein. Here is a list of snacks that won’t damage your teeth and will contribute to your overall health:

-Fresh, raw vegetables: add carrots, celery and cucumbers to your diet. They are high in fiber in water!

-Crispy fruits: Apples and pears are a perfect snack! They are low in sugar and high in fiber.

– Cheese, yogurt: Dairy products are good for your teeth because they contain Calcium which helps keep teeth strong and prevent tooth decay.

-Almonds, Nuts: Almonds are a great source of calcium and protein, and are low in sugar. You can enjoy them alone or add them to your salads or other dishes.