Almost 99% of people in the UK are suffering from tooth decay problems, and the main reason for this disease is sugar. The research study in this aspect also shows that children at the age of 15 lost more than one-third of their teeth.

These statistics are alarming and show that even people of developed countries like the UK are facing oral diseases. Therefore, to overcome this problem, many doctors in developing countries like Pakistan start educating and spreading awareness regarding oral health. Among these doctors, the best dentists in Karachi play an important role in spreading awareness among rural areas of Karachi as most of the people in Karachi are suffering from oral disease because of the consumption of chalia paan.

Now, you might be thinking about what kind of foods are bad for your teeth. To remove your curiosity, here are the seven worst common foods that you should avoid for getting healthy teeth.

  1. Candies

The first thing to avoid getting healthier teeth is candies. Candies are good for people who are having low blood sugar, and they are also a kind of treat for the children. However, chewing too many candies may cause tooth decay problems. The sour candies even have a worse effect on your teeth as they contain acids that are harmful to your gums. Therefore, if you are a sweet loving person, then try chocolate as it has many health benefits.

  1. Canned Fruit

Fruits are good for your teeth but not canned fruits. Why? Because they contained too much sugar in it. Even the canned fruit with less syrup is harmful to your teeth and may cause cavities in your teeth. Therefore, it is better to eat organic fruit instead.

  1. Bread

Bread is the perfect snack for a quick breakfast. However, while eating your saliva, convert starches into sugar. The bread crumbs may stick between your teeth and cause cavities. Therefore consume bread with less added sugar.

  1. Potato Chips

When it’s raining, potato chips and movies are the perfect combos. Everyone loves eating chips; however, they are also not good for your teeth. Because like the bread, they also contain starches that convert into sugar and may cause tooth decay problems.

  1. Sugary Drinks

Now you already understand how sugar is bad for your teeth. Therefore carbonated drinks like coke are bad for your teeth and also for your body. Sugary drinks affect your tooth enamel and cause cavities. Besides oral diseases, it also causes obesity. One can of the coke contains nine and a half teaspoon of sugar. Therefore, avoid using carbonated drinks and start drinking healthy organic fruit juices.

  1. Coffee

For some people, coffee is the best solution for boosting your energy. However, they don’t know that coffee and sugary drinks both have the same negative effect on your body and teeth. Coffee can stick to your teeth and may cause a bacterial infection, which results in tooth enamel erosion.

  1. Alcohol

Do you want to live a happy and healthy life? Stop consuming alcohol. Alcohol consumption may result in oral, mental, and body diseases. It dries up your mouth, which may cause oral infection and gum disease because our saliva keeps our mouth wet, which is good for the teeth. Therefore, drink water to keep your mouth hydrated and use fluoride toothpaste.

Summing Up

For getting healthier teeth, try avoiding the above mentioned seven foods. The healing process takes time; therefore, your oral health also improves gradually once you quit consuming this food. Replace it with good eating habits, and you will see the results more quickly.