Make sure that you are using the right foods, beverages or anything that you eat as it will affect your dental health positively or negatively. Remember that the anesthetic rings that we put in our tongue or lips can affect the condition of your teeth. Note that if you take the right food into our body, then it will have less effect on our dental health as diet is directly related to oral hygiene. The foods with a lot of sugars are the main cause of dental caries or the tooth decay together with other beverages that have acidic content thus eroding the enamel. You will notice formation of plaque as it forms on the teeth as a result of sugars that are left in our teeth after eating sugary foods.
When the teeth are covered with plaque; its coating is likely to wear off as the plaque produces acids which erode the teeth. When the protective layer of the teeth is removed, the tooth of the tooth will be attacked by the acid thus leading to decay and bad breath. Gingivitis is one of the common effects of plaque and also there is a high possibility of having sensitive teeth or bleeding of the gum. When you are looking for foods or beverages to use each day, it is recommended to look for the one that has the necessary sugars which are required by the body for its various functions rather than choosing the one that will lead to dental caries and decay. If you are having problems with your teeth, or you want to maintain oral hygiene, it is advisable to use the foods and drinks that have a low content of sugars and acids.
Foods that area refined such as chips and pasta also contains sugars which are not good for our oral health thus then need to control how we use them. Such bacteria if they are left for long in our mouth without brushing, they are going to produce bacteria which is responsible for tooth decay. If you eat the sticky and chewy foods that are left on the teeth after brushing, then you are most likely to be affected by the dental decay. Your teeth will decay fast if you keep on using beverages and foods that have more sugars acids as they will cause them to rot due to removal of the protective enamel layer.
Note that even the sports drinks have varying pH levels where some of them are acidic. It is recommended that one should brush the teeth twice each day to ensure that the teeth have no trace of sugars or acids.