You’ve heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Making good choices helps you have healthy teeth – and a healthy body too. Unfortunately, it can be tougher than expected.
Some common breakfast foods contain far more sugar than you might expect. This informative video compares several items from the grocery and fast food restaurants to a glazed doughnut. You may be shocked to find that oatmeal from McDonald’s has twice as much sugar as the doughnut! Fortunately, making smarter choices isn’t too hard. The video offers several suggestions.
Our dentists can discuss diet with you when you visit us for your exams and cleanings. Cutting down on sugar where you can is certainly smart. You can start with familiarizing yourself with food ingredients and labels.
You can lessen sugar’s negative effects by practicing good oral hygiene. See us every six months for professional cleanings. We’ ll remove cavity-causing bacteria from places it likes to hide in your mouth. If you are prone to cavities, you may want to consider fluoride treatments and/or dental sealants. We can help determine if you’d benefit from these preventive services.