The Right Diet Choices for Their Teeth

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A healthy diet is vital for great dental health. Every time you eat or drink something sugary, your teeth are under acid attack for up to one hour as the sugar reacts with the bacteria in plaque and produces harmful acids. This causes dental erosion – the gradual loss of tooth enamel caused by acid attacks. Enamel is the hard, protective coating of the tooth which, if worn away, can cause your teeth to become sensitive and look discoloured.

It’s better to have three or four meals a day, rather than lots of snacks but, if they do need to eat between meals, offer them:

  • Plain popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Cheese
  • Breadsticks
  • Plain yogurt
  • Rice cakes
  • Unsweetened cereal
  • Plain bagels
  • Fresh soup
  • Raw vegetable pieces
  • Fresh fruit

When it comes to refreshments:

  • Still water and milk are the best things to drink
  • Tea without sugar is also good for teeth as it contains fluoride
  • Fruit juices should be limited to mealtimes – or try diluting them with water
  • Fizzy drinks should be avoided as they cause dental erosion. If they do have fizzy drinks, use a straw to help the drink go to the back of the mouth and reduce the number of acid attacks on the teeth
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Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
My dental nurse (Charlie) was excellent, it would be lovely to have her every time.
S. Todd
Thank you for your expertise and kindness.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
I like the up-to-date technology.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Our whole family attend Hest Bank Dental Centre it is a fabulous, friendly and caring practice. The whole team make you feel very welcome at every visit. Highly recommend
Tracey
Bolton le Sands
Excellent dentist, lovely warm and welcoming staff. I love my Dentist Stuart, always chatty and makes you feel relaxed.
Shane
The whole ambience is very pleasant, lovely waiting room and great views. Kate has done wonders with my teeth. A caring team where everyone works together.
Mrs. Light
Very friendly staff, I wouldn’t change my dentist for the world.
A. Rashid
I love the dentist.
H. Payne
I've been a patient for a few year's now and I have to say I've never felt so comfortable going to the dentist. The staff are very friendly and professional and go way beyond the call of duty.
Toby Bush
Always very welcoming, friendly and reassuring.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Friendly and approachable (Stuart and Gen).
P. Gallagher
Wonderful as always! Thank you so much, no pain!!
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Even with having work done, Stuart made Phoebe (age 9) smile.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
I'm always put at ease by the compassionate, professional staff.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Lovely, pleasant place to come – both staff and premises spotlessly clean.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Always a pleasure to visit.
M. Caygill
Lovely, relaxed appointment. Sofia was lovely and explained everything very well.
S. Hardie
Very pleased with my first appointment, Sofia was very thorough and pleasant.
D. Mclaughlin
Absolutely wonderful service, caring & very professional staff x A*A*A*A*A* highly recommended - superb dentist -the best!
Emma T
Love this practice! Total trust in your abilities and expertise.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Hest Bank Dental Care has completely cured us of our previous loathing of dentists and dental practices…you know you are in safe hands and that the team do everything possible to relax you and ensure the treatments are as comfortable as possible.
Sandi & Polly Haythornthwaite
Always a happy place, everything is explained in detail. Very pleased with service.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Everyone is always so kind, gentle and helpful. I have always felt that I’m in safe hands.
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