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Why Your Teeth Need You to Drink Water Daily

Posted on 5/15/2019 by Crossroads Family Dental
Why Your Teeth Need You to Drink Water DailyWater is extremely beneficial for all of your bodily systems. It contains zero calories and no sugar, making it a great alternative to other acidic and staining beverages. For this reason and many others, your teeth need you to drink water on a daily basis.

Prevent Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is a major cause of cavities and gum disease. The saliva serves an important role in keeping your mouth lubricated and washing away sugars, bacteria, and acids. Drinking water throughout the day will help to keep your mouth from drying out, giving you the chance to wash some of these harmful particles away from your teeth before they can do damage.

Strong Teeth

Most cities add fluoride to public drinking water, as fluoride helps to strengthen then enamel and protect against cavities. This is especially important for children, as fluoride makes the teeth more resistant to decay. The fluoride found in drinking water can also promote re-mineralization, which may repair the early stages of decay.

Avoid Bad Breath

Bacteria is the main cause of bad breath, especially the dreaded morning breath that you probably experience after waking. However, you can avoid bad breath if you stay hydrated by drinking water throughout the day. Drinking water will wash away the odor-causing bacteria, and it also stimulates saliva production. More saliva means that lingering food particles are rinsed away, further protecting you from bad breath.

It Doesn't Stain
Unlike coffee, red wine, and fruit juice, water won't stain your teeth. By drinking it daily, you'll help to keep your teeth white. Plus, drinking water after you eat can help to protect your teeth from acid attacks and other stains.

Drinking water is just one step to maintain a healthy smile. You'll also need regular dental checkups. Call us today to set up your next appointment.
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