It’s that time of year again: Your biannual dental exam is right around the corner. You’ve brushed and flossed twice a day, inspected those pearly whites, and you’re ready to go, right? Aside from regular brushing and flossing, there’s something else to consider before heading to your next exam: the foods you’re eating.
When we think about eating to improve your dental, oral, and overall health, there are a few main objectives I like to share with my patients. Let’s call them the principles of good dental nutrition: