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Gum Diseases

Teeth

01/05/2007

Question:

What can you eat to prevent teeth not to brittle?

Answer:

After the teeth are in the mouth it is important to use toothpaste with fluoride in it and drink fluoridated water to help prevent cavities. It is also important to watch the amount and how often you eat or drink things that have sugars and acid in them. Brushing frequently is important also.

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Response by:

Wendy  J Moore, RDH, EFDA, BS, MS Wendy J Moore, RDH, EFDA, BS, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University