“Drink your milk,” your mother said. But is your dentist saying it, too?
You probably learned in school “dairy is important for healthy bones and teeth.” But do you really believe it?
Results of Dairy on Teeth: Simply put, cheese was found to have created a healthy pH level in the mouth while milk and yogurt fell within the “harmless” pH range.Conclusion: Drink Up or Nibble!Ther scientific study concluded with the statement: “It appears that milk possesses many of the desired biological and physical properties for a saliva substitute. Frequent sipping/chewing of dairy products may satisfy the need to lubricate and moisten the mouth, while at the same time providing caries (cavity) protection.”Of course, nibbling cheese and drinking milk is not a substitute for brushing, flossing, or pursuing regular dental checkups! But, of all snacks you might be considering, these are good ones that’ll keep your smile happy and your body strong!Please share: What’s your favorite drink/snack that ensures you get your daily intake of dairy?