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If you’re interested in having a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to have a healthy and balanced diet in addition to keeping up on oral hygiene and attending your regular dental checkups. Now, having a healthy and balanced diet (by eating smile-healthy foods and avoiding smile-damaging foods) can be a tough task if you’re not sure how to do so. So, our dentist, Dr. Andrew Atwood, encourages you to learn a little more about it today as well as test your knowledge by taking the following test:

1. True or False: Fruits help the teeth while vegetables harm the teeth.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Acidic foods and drinks wear down the tooth enamel and cause erosion.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Sugary foods and drinks can cause cavities.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Dairy products don’t help the smile.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Apples can clean the teeth when you eat them.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. B (Fruits and vegetables both help the teeth)
2. A
3. A
4. B (Dairy products help the smile by strengthening the teeth)
5. A

Call Double Take Dental today at 801-225-1002 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more. Our dental team will be happy to tell you all about smile-healthy foods in Orem, Utah, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to talking with you!