Why Does Sugar Hurt Your Teeth?

As tough as they are, our teeth can be extremely sensitive. It’s common for those wearing braces or even Invisalign to experience some sensitivity up to a week after appointments. However, there are things that can cause sensitivity beyond these appointments. One surprising culprit is sugar. In today’s blog post, we’re looking into why sugar hurts your teeth and how braces can affect that sensitivity.

Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 4: Bananas

Last Updated on October 15, 2016 Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 4: Bananas When you begin orthodontic treatment, an orthodontist will explain how important it is to consume healthy foods that contain a lot of nutrients. You are not permitted to eat hard foods such as popcorn, nuts or corn chips while wearing braces because these…

Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 6: Orange

Last Updated on November 7, 2016 Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 6: Orange After you begin orthodontic treatment, it is vital to consume nutritious foods rather than junk food. Your orthodontist will recommend eating a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables, but you must use caution while chewing certain foods to avoid damaging your braces or…

Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 3: Kiwi

Last Updated on October 9, 2016 Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 3: Kiwi If you dream of a beautiful smile, braces or Invisalign may be your answer. An orthodontist can evaluate your teeth and help you decide on the appropriate treatment to beautify your smile, meet your budget, and increase the functionality of your teeth. However,…

Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 2: Celery

Last Updated on October 9, 2016 Teeth-friendly Fruits & Vegetables No. 2: Celery Looking for a tooth-friendly snack? One of the best foods for your smile is celery. What makes it such a good choice? Hard and Crunchy This might not sound particularly appealing, but if you’ve bit into celery, you know exactly how hard and crisp…

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