Minggu, 20 Maret 2011

Eight Kinds of Food Make Your Teeth White

Nowadays, more and more people begin to pay great attention to the health of their teeth. However, a lot of people are troubled by yellowish teeth, black gums, the accumulation of tartar, and other teeth problems. In fact, as long as you pay attention to daily diet and eat foods correctly, you can also make the teeth white and beautiful. As a result, in the following section, we will introduce you eight kinds of food which have the effect of whitening the teeth.

1. Water 
Drinking water appropriately can keep the gums moist and stimulate the secretion of saliva. If you drink some water after eating food, it can help take away the food residue remained in the mouth, so that the bacteria can not get enough nutrients and will be unable to cause damage on your teeth.

2. Mint 
Mint leaves contain some vinyl compounds, which not only can whiten the teeth, but also can reach the lungs through the blood circulation, so as to give you a fresh breath.

3. Sugar-free chewing gum 
Sugar-free chewing gum can increase the amount of saliva secretion, and neutralize the acidity inside the mouth, so as to further prevent tooth decay.

4. Cheese 
Cheese contains calcium and phosphate, which can balance the PH in the mouth, so as to avoid the mouth staying in an acidic environment, because the acidic environment is favorable for the activities of bacteria, which will further result in tooth decay. What's more, often eating cheese can also increase the calcium on the surface of teeth, and help strengthen and rebuild tooth enamel, so as to make the teeth much stronger.

5. Green tea 
Green tea contains a large number of fluorides. After the fluoride is combined with the apatite in the teeth, it has an anti-acid effect and can prevent tooth decay. In addition, the catechin contained in green tea can reduce the number of Streptococcus that may cause tooth decay. At the same time, it can also eliminate the bad breath.

6. Onion 
The sulfur compound contained in onion is a kind of powerful antibacterial ingredient, which can kill various kinds of bacteria in human body, including the Streptococcus which may cause tooth decay.

7. Mushroom 
Mushroom contains some polysaccharides, which can inhibit the activity of the bacteria in the mouth, so as to prevent the formation of dental plaque.

8. Mustard 
Mustard contains isothiocyanates, which can inhibit the growth and reproduction of Streptococcus, thus preventing tooth decay.

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