Protect Your Child’s Teeth From Foods That Cause Tooth Decay

What You Can Do To Strengthen Your Childs Enamel and Prevent Cavities

When it comes to your child’s dental health, it is important to be proactive and limit foods that are more likely to cause tooth decay. Here at Jamboree Dentistry, we offer comprehensive dental services to identify ar eas for improvement before it becomes an issue. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, “brushing teeth after meals, regular flossing and fluoride treatments are the best ways to prevent tooth decay.” Fluoride is also a naturally occurring mineral commonly used to strengthen enamel help prevent cavities.

Limit These Foods To Reduce Cavities 

We often hear similar stories from parents who bring their children to our offices, and they ask what they can do to protect their children from getting cavities. In addition to brushing after meals and regular check-ups, we tell parents that you can reduce the likelihood of cavities by limiting or altogether avoiding certain foods. Some of the foods and beverages that are more likely to cause cavities include the following:

  • Carbonated soft drinks
  • High carbohydrate foods
  • Peanut butter
  • Crackers
  • Potato chips

At Jamboree Dentistry, we take pride in being proactive when it comes to dental hygiene and want to give your child the brightest smile possible. Get ahead start for the new year with a healthier smile for your child!

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