Get a Free Recipe E-Book From the AACD!

Whether you are a Paleo Diet fiend or converted to the Vegetarian Diet, consider some important ingredients that are excellent smile boosters.

Your Elgin dentist advises to eat healthy.

Free Recipe E-Book

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry whipped up a e-book, featuring healthy recipes for your smile. This book covers all the essential ingredients for delicious meals.

“To have a great smile, a diet rich in nutrient-dense foods will be your best ally,” said nutritionist Karen Krchma. “This booklet provides a variety of wholesome and tasty recipes with healthful ingredients that will build and strengthen your teeth and gums.”

Get the Recipe E-Book

To give you a sneak peek, here’s some super-smile ingredients you can look out for:

  • Broccoli – these green veggies form an acid-resistant film on teeth, which helps prevent enamel erosion.
  • Carrots – full of vitamin A, which is essential to form tooth enamel. Plus, it’s a crunchy vegetable, which cleanses and stimulates your gums free project management app.
  • Cheese – Filled with lactic acid to help prevent tooth decay.
  • Green tea – Contains catechin, which reduces bacteria growth.
  • Quinoa – Contains calcium, magnesium, manganese, and phosphorus to strengthen teeth.
  • Shiitaki mushrooms – Contains a sugar called Lentinan, which prevents mouth bacteria from growing

A Healthy Smile Contributes to a Healthier You

Elgin dentist, Dr. Dean Lodding urges you to keep your smile in tip-top shape with these healthy foods. Your oral health is directly linked to your overall health, which is known as the oral systemic link.

At Smile for Life Dental, we live by the oral systemic link philosophy. We have witnessed firsthand how our patients’ lives dramatically improved when their oral health was in gear.

Taralyn is a great example!

taralynn-smTaralyn came to us in pain. It turns out the pain was being compounded due to an incorrectly performed root canal and crown placement by another dentist a few months prior to seeing Dr. Lodding. We were able to treat her and she has never felt better in years.

Taralyn says the treatment she received directly affected her fertility. Shortly after the Smile for Life Dental team restored her oral hygiene and took away the stress from the pain, she was able to successfully get pregnant after trying for almost two years.

As you can see, the oral systemic link is real. It’s important to maintain your oral health and we are always here to help!