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Diet Tips That Help Your Waistline And Your Smile

The weather is starting to warm up out there, which means beach season is right around the corner. You want to have the best body you can for that two-piece that you’ve been waiting to bust out, which is an admirable goal. Dieting can be difficult, but there are some simple changes you can make that will not only help you drop the pounds, but also help keep your smile healthy. Here are a few diet tips that help your waistline and your smile.

Avoid Sodas As Much As Possible

Sodas are awful for your oral and overall health for a large number of reasons. Diet-wise, sodas contain nearly 200 calories per serving along with a large heaping dose of sugar. Besides the sugar rush you might get, sodas are high calorie drinks that have zero nutritional value. They’re also horrible for your teeth, containing acids and sugars that eat away at their enamel, leaving them vulnerable to decay and infection. If you’re looking for something to replace the “bite” and fizz of soda you should try drinking a carbonated water instead.

Curb The Amount Of Desserts You Eat

Most desserts, just like soda, contain tons and tons of sugar and calories, which can eat away at your teeth and stretch your waistline. When you have the need for something sweet, try chewing on a piece of sugarless gum. Sugarless gum can curb your appetite for sweets as well as help improve your breath and teeth as long as it’s a gum that has the ADA seal of approval.

We’ll Help You Get Your Smile Summer Ready

Our dentists can provide you with the services you need to have a confident and healthy smile. Contact us at our local Shrewsbury, MA office at 508-842-8838.