White teeth are obtained first of all ... at the table! Do you want a vip smile, with shiny teeth? Well, then start reducing your consumption of coffee, tea, sugary drinks, soy sauce, wine, blueberries and tobacco, all of which are clearly contributing to yellow teeth, and instead increase your daily doses of crunchy fruits and vegetables. According to the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in fact, what we eat daily has a heavy impact not only on the health of our teeth, but also on their color!
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Il white teeth they are obtained first of all… at the table! Do you want a vip smile, with shiny teeth? Well then, get started reduce consumption of coffee, tea, sugary drinks, soy sauce, wine, blueberries and tobacco, which clearly contribute to yellowing of the teeth, and instead increase the daily doses of crunchy fruit and vegetables. According to the institute Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in fact, what we eat daily affects us heavily not only on the health of the teeth, but also on their color!
And if some foods contribute to staining them, there are many others that instead help keep them healthy and white, as apples, cauliflower and celery, which thanks to their mechanical action contribute to cleaning during chewing, because they stimulate salivation and protect the teeth from acids that damage the enamel.
Another virtuous food to keep your smile bright is the cheese, rich in calcium, which strengthens the tissue of the teeth, and in lactic acid, a precious ally against caries. And there's more: chew a small piece of Parmesan it helps to remove even food particles left in the mouth.
“The small tricks at the table, if adopted regularly, - he explained Raymond Garrison, dentist of the US institute - would avoid using too frequently a whitening procedures which could make the teeth excessively sensitive and damage their enamel ".
As Garrison himself confirms, it is good not to overdo it with traditional whitening treatments, which - especially if done clumsily, with methods fai da te or too insistently - they can cause a weakening of the enamel and therefore of the teeth.
For example, thehydrogen peroxide contained in the products made for whitening - if present in excessive doses - causes problems to the health of the teeth and for this reason the European Council has decided to make the rules for the sale of lightening gels.
Another example of a dangerous method is the laser light, which penetrates the tissues whitening the teeth effectively, but requires an expert hand able to calibrate the power of the instrument.
So, to whiten your teeth without attacking them, go ahead to natural remedies, but also fresh and crunchy fruit and vegetables!
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