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Do you wish you had a strong and healthy smile? If so, our dentist, Dr. Ronald Fuhrmann, is happy to help you achieve that goal! In addition to keeping up on your oral hygiene and visiting our office regularly, it’s best to have smile-friendly meals as much as possible. Doing so can help you prevent dental issues, like tooth decay and enamel erosion. So, to have a smile-friendly meal, he encourages you to do the following things:

-Include tooth-healthy foods: These tooth-healthy foods can be apples, carrots, cheese, yogurt, and other fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. These things clean the teeth, strengthen the tooth enamel, and strengthen the bones.

-Avoid sugary and acidic foods: Sugary and acidic foods can cause tooth decay and enamel erosion. So, it’s best to avoid things like candy, cakes, pastries, oranges, tomatoes, and more.

-Drink healthy beverages with your meal: These beverages are things like milk and water. It’s best to avoid soda, acidic fruit juices, and sugary and acidic beverages so you don’t expose your teeth to substances that cause dental problems.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about how to have smile-friendly meals in Virginia Beach, Virginia, please contact Ronald C. Fuhrmann, DDS, A division of Atlantic Dental Care today at 757-716-7943. Our dental team is happy to help, and we look forward to hearing from you!