Did you know that enamel is the hardest substance in your body? In fact, it is actually harder than steel, but can break much more easily. It is a translucent shell on the outside of your teeth that helps protect teeth from daily wear and tear, but it can still be prone to chips and cracks. Unfortunately, enamel has no living cells and cannot be replaced after it is damaged, which is why it’s important to protect teeth from enamel erosion.
We all know how important a healthy diet is for maintaining our physical and even mental health. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and lean protein is praised for keeping those extra pounds off and giving us sustained energy throughout the day. Did you know that what we eat, and don’t eat for that matter, also has a direct affect on our dental health? Read more to find out how you can make changes to your diet that will improve your dental and overall health.
As much as we strive for equality among the sexes, there is a definite imbalance between men and women when it comes to dental health.