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Tooth Healthy Snacks For Sports Fans

A game-time snack is as important to your enjoyment as having popcorn during a movie. Your choice of snacks is almost limitless. Here are some thoughts on game-time snacks that protect the teeth.

Key takeaways:

  • Raw crunchy vegetables such as cucumbers, carrots and celery with hummus make a good snack. Hummus carries lots of folic acid which is good for the gums. The raw veggies help clean teeth of plaque.
  • Fruit salad is good for people with nutritional restrictions. Fruits such as apples help clean teeth and promote dental health.
  • The meat and cheese tray is a good choice — since cheese is a rich source of calcium to strengthen the teeth.

“While watching your favorite team, of course your smile is one of the last things on your mind. Fortunately for sports fans everywhere, there are plenty of snacks that are actually good for your teeth.”

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Dr Ashley Davenport BDS MFGDP(UK)

I qualified as a dentist in 1995 and can honestly say that I have been doing a job that I love for the past 20 plus years. Most people who know me well know that dentistry is a passion for me and that if I won the lottery I would still want to have some dentistry in my life. I get huge satisfaction from treating patients and making a difference to ...

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