There is real science to why sugar is bad for your teeth.
Sugar might be the most damaging thing of all. It combines with bacteria inside your mouth to make acid. And that acid is where the real problem lies. It attacks your teeth. And those attacks weaken the tooth enamel. And that can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and sometimes even gum disease.
There are some simple Do’s and Dont’s on Smile Michigan’s quick article about A Smile-Healthy Diet.
See who scores better, you or you kids. Try this list with the rest of your family.
Read about the Smile-Healthy Diet on Smile Michigan.