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Why you need to drink more water to protect your teeth

Posted on 3/7/2022 by Evan
Why you need to drink more water to protect your teethDrinking plenty of water is important not only for your overall health but also for your teeth and gums. Our dentists recommend that you keep yourself hydrated to be able to keep healthy teeth and gums. There are many reasons why you should increase your intake of water daily. Our dentists are knowledgeable and always offered important advice to our patients on the practices they should reinforce to protect their gums and teeth. Water has the following benefits which can improve your oral health.

You Will Produce Enough Saliva

A dry mouth is a serious sign of poor oral health. without enough saliva, food particles and bacteria can accumulate in your mouth and this can lead to tooth decay and cavities. Accumulation of bacteria can also lead to bacterial infections which can lead to gum disease.

When you drink more water, you will have enough saliva which will help wash away food particles and bacteria from your mouth. You will be able to also improve your breath because the bacteria and plaque that cause bad breath will be removed.

Fluoridated Water Can Strengthen Your Teeth

Fluoride is an important mineral that can strengthen your teeth. Therefore, when you take in more water that is rich in fluoride you can contribute to the strength of your teeth and gums.

Continue with Regular Dental Visits

If you want to maintain peak oral health you need to continue with dental checkups. Call our office and book an appointment. Our dental experts will help you prevent and treat any underlying dental health issues that might be affecting you. You will also get important tips and advice on how to retain prime oral wellness.

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