Which food items to avoid for the maintenance of the health of the teeth?

Dr. Bikramjit Singh Dhillon: As we all have heard the old saying which says, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But please do not take the same with the dentists. According to the dentist in Ludhiana, “There are some varieties of the food which are considered good for health while there are others which are like poison for our health. The same is the case with oral health. For the long-lasting maintenance of oral health, we have to be very cautious about what we eat and how we eat.”

As you might have guessed that our today’s blog is going to be all about the dietary habits which all of us should follow for the betterment of oral health:

Watch what you eat

If you want to maintain oral health for a long time, then you ought to be very cautious about the food items you eat. You are required to limit the consumption of those food items or even beverages that contain sugar in huge amounts. Sugar is highly responsible for causing your teeth to decay.

Sweetened Drinks

If you are addicted to the consumption of any of the following, then it is high time that you should limit all of that:

  • Carbonated sodas
  • Sweetened fruit juices
  • Sugary Chai

Are fruit juices harmful to our teeth?

Fruit juices are harmful to our teeth since they contain a great amount of sugar. These kinds of juices are highly rich in sugar compounds.

Besides, there are some other foods and drinks as well which you should ignore eating if you want the well being of your oral health:

Bottled Teas

 The teas which are contained in the bottles o have more than 50 grams of sugar.

Milk is also sugary

Each serving of the milk can contain more than 12 grams of sugar which are enough to make your teeth suffer from decay.

Bottled pasta sauce

The pasta sauces which are contained in the bottles do have the same amount of sugar as that is found in the milk and that is only 12 grams.


There are some kinds of oat preparation techniques that can make the sugar content shoot up extremely high. If you do not want to, then go for choosing the kind of preparation that keeps the sugar content in control.


The biscuits we eat do contain so many preservatives and additional sweeteners. These sweeteners when reacted with the teeth makes them suffer in different ways.


Cakes are not called cakes if they are not sweetened. If you are befooled by the bakery owners that they do have the sugar free cake, then do not trust them since no matter whether the cake is sugar free or not, there is always the addition of the sugar that is done in it.

Final Comments!

If you have liked today’s article and want to know more informative points for the maintenance of oral hygiene, then please stay tuned with our upcoming articles.

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