Do you wince sometimes when tasting certain foods? It may be a sign that you have extremely sensitive teeth. You’re not alone; in fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), about 40 million Americans currently report experiencing pain in their teeth when eating or drinking hot, cold, acidic, sticky, or sugary foods. You can help treat it; in the meantime, here’s a list of certain foods and beverages you should avoid.
You may not know that many of the vitamins that are great for your body are great for your teeth and gums, as well. Along with minerals like calcium, phosphorus and potassium, these vitamins help keep your teeth strong, healthy and fortified against decay and tooth loss.