Stim Brushes | 14 Oct, 2022
Food for Thought - A Healthy Diet for Healthier Gums!
Gums are the most important part of the mouth; they hold teeth firmly. In fact, they keep the teeth and oral bone protected at all times, against bacteria. We do a lot to keep our teeth clean on a daily basis but often miss out on paying equal attention on keeping gums clean. The best way to keep gums healthy is to have a healthier-calcium rich diet as below –
Include Onions in your Diet
Yes, onions have been proven to be great for the gums health as they have the ability to neutralize oral bacteria. Their microbial properties target most common types of bacteria that could lead to any type of gum disease or cavities.
Dairy products like milk, yogurt, and cheese can help
Dairy products are great for bones, and they are good for your pearly whites too! They are high in calcium and mineral that helps strengthen your bone and teeth, they also carry a protein called casein which is found in maximum of dairy products. This casein helps to neutralize the oral acids produced by bacteria inside the mouth.
Have Green tea once a day
Green tea is rich in antioxidants that can help cut off inflammation in the body. It possesses a specific antioxidant called catechins that helps gums fight inflammation due to some oral bacteria.
Include Peppers and citrus fruits in your meals
Vegetables like peppers and acidic fruits like oranges, pineapple, kiwi and strawberries are high in Vitamin C, include them in your diet and up your gum health.
Eat lots of Celery, carrots, and apples
Crunchy foods are excellent at scraping away food settlements on the teeth or in between the gum.Crunchy foods like carrots, celery and apples get stuck in between your teeth creating tooth crevices which can help keep your mouth fresh while brushing. They are otherwise fiber rich foods and it takes a good amount of time to chew it which creates enough saliva to wash away oral bacteria.
Eat healthy and stay healthy. To protect your teeth the right way, use STIM products.