An apple a day, according to the saying, keeps the dentist away and there is some truth in the old proverb as apples and other fruits and vegetables can have positive effects on the teeth. Eating raw fruit like apples, or vegetables such as carrots and celery, is known to be beneficial to both bodily and dental health.
Because of the firm skin and pulp, fruit and vegetables act like a toothbrush and:
– Remove plaque
– Remove food debris
– Keep gums and teeth clean
Teeth also “reap the benefits of extra hydration from fruits” and you can find a selection of simple fruit and vegetable recipes at http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/healthy-summer-snacks-your-teeth-and-your-kids-will-love/