Wondering how eating and drinking affect your oral health?
The reality is our eating habits play a major role in tooth decay, which is a diet-related disease. Sugars in the food and drinks we eat are taken up by bacteria, producing acids that attack the outer layer of tooth enamel to cause decay.
This Australian Dental Association's (ADA) fact sheet explains in detail how diet and oral health correlate, and provides suggestions on maintaining good oral health.
What you can do to maintain healthy teeth:
Download the ADA's full fact sheet here.