Women's Dental Health: Get a Movie Star Smile (on a Regular Person Budget)
You don't have to spend a ton of money to have a mouthful of beautiful, healthy teeth and a stunning smile -- these 11 tips prove it
The fibers help to act as mini toothbrushes when chewed and the acid helps to clean and brighten teeth. And, Dr. Irwin Smigel, president of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, says that eating apples and other solid, crunchy foods like carrots and celery can help to naturally toughen up your gums.
But, while crunching away on an apple is a great snack for both your gum line and your waistline, you need to rinse your mouth with water or an antibacterial rinse when you're finished if you want to reap oral health benefits -- leaving behind the fruit's natural sugars and acids will undo any good the eating did your mouth.
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