Vitamins & Minerals For Your Dental Health

Without the proper balance of vitamins and minerals you may not be able to achieve your dental health goals. Learn how to get the vitamins and minerals you need to protect your teeth and gums.

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Are You Getting the Vitamins & Minerals You Need?

Every patient I see is unique. Besides how well you brush and floss, your age, genetics, and other factors influence your dental health. An often overlooked component of this equation is nutrition: specifically the vitamins and minerals your body needs.

Vitamins and minerals provide the fuel your body’s chemical processes need, like for example, building strong bones. When the right “fuel” isn’t present, your health will begin to suffer.

As an experienced dentist, I want to talk to you about the critical role vitamins and minerals play in your dental health and the dangers deficiencies can cause.

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Did You Know:

There’s no one perfect way to get the vitamins and minerals you need. Healthy nutritious foods, exercise, dietary supplements, and even enjoying the sunlight all contribute to achieving the proper balance of vitamins and minerals in your body.

9 Best Vitamins for Teeth & Gums

Calcium

Helps: Build strong teeth and bones, prevent gum disease
Found in: Dairy products, beans, and many fortified foods

Iron

Helps: Prevent inflammation throughout the body
Found in: Meat, nuts, and leafy greens

Vitamin B2, B3 & B12

Helps: Prevent bad breath and mouth sores
Found in: Almonds, chicken, fish, dairy products, and some dietary supplements

Vitamin C

Helps: Prevent bleeding gums and tooth decay
Found in: Sweet potatoes, citrus fruits, red peppers, and many other fruits and vegetables

Vitamin D

Helps: Your body absorb calcium
Found in: Milk, eggs, fish. Sunlight can help your body produce its own Vitamin D

Vitamin A

Helps: Promote saliva production and remove decay-causing bacteria
Found in: Carrots, peppers, sweet potatoes, and dark leafy greens

Phosphorous

Helps: Increase calcium absorption
Found in: Dairy products, meat, lentils, nuts, and whole grains

Potassium

Helps: Increase bone density and health
Found in: Legumes, bananas, dark leafy greens, mushrooms, and avocados

Zinc

Helps: Naturally fight bacterial growth
Found in: Cashews, almonds, pumpkin seeds, mushrooms, and dark chocolate

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