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Good nutrition is essential for good physical health. Nutrition also plays a key role in the development and maintenance of a healthy mouth, especially the teeth and gums. The food we eat affects our teeth. Good dental health begins early in life and must be practised throughout.
Brushing after meals and snacks is one of the best ways to remove ...Read more sugars and food particles from tooth surfaces. The decay process begins when the bacteria that are always present in the mouth break down components of saliva. These components adhere to tooth enamel. This is the start of dental plaque. Brush and floss teeth at least once a day – after each meal or snack is best. Limit foods high in simple carbohydrates and snack wisely.