July 17, 2018
The Best Foods For Healthy Teeth, Gums and Whole Body
The difference between a healthy smile and frequent visits to the dentist has a lot to do with your diet. Eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods from all the food groups promotes healthy teeth and gums. This means maintain a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, protein foods, calcium-rich foods and whole grains for a healthy smile as well as a healthy body.
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July 25, 2017
Fresh Fruits & Veggies For A Healthy Smile
Healthy prevention is the best medicine for your smile and dental health is more important than you may realize for overall health. What you eat plays a big role in this. The foods you choose, when and how often you eat them not only affect your general health, but also the health of your teeth and gums. The good news is tooth decay is entirely preventable with good dental hygiene, regular dental visits – and healthy eating habits.
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December 15, 2016
Functional Foods Research for Healthy Teeth
Dr. Wu’s lab at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry focuses on plant-derived compounds and functional foods and beverages such as cranberries, tea and milk that benefit oral health, keep teeth healthy and reduce bad breath.
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