You’re finally on the path to a straighter smile with your NewSmile aligners but there's a lot of temptation along the way. Food can sometimes be our worst enemy, especially for our teeth. Different foods can turn our beautiful white teeth, yellow and sometimes even gray. Let’s find out which foods are the worst culprits and discuss some tips that could help you avoid teeth staining. But before discussing foods that stain your teeth, let’s have a look at some technical terms.
The food that we eat and liquids that we consume are made up of different components, and there are three substances that are horrible for our teeth; they are acid, chromogens, and tannins. These substances are to blame for stained teeth.
Some of these food products may seem hard to give up altogether and as with everything, moderation is the key. Mind the number of cups of coffee and tea that you drink, try not to go too crazy with the berries during the summer season, and if you are going to drink cola, try to choose sugar-free. A few other things that you could try is:
Love your smile and keep them healthy at the same time. NewSmile is excited to be your partner!