How do I make my child's diet safe for his teeth?
The first thing to do is to make sure your child has a balanced healthy diet
. This balanced healthy diet includes eating foods from the following major food groups everyday: Fruits and Vegetables; Breads and Cereals; Milk and Dairy Products; Meat, Fish and Eggs.
Next, check how frequently your child eats foods and drinks with sugar
or starch in them. Foods with starch include breads, crackers, pasta and such snacks as pretzels and potato chips. Fresh fruits and vegetables and foods that are high in proteins and low in sugar/starch are generally better for teeth. Avoid drinking soda. Limit juices during meal times only. Encourage your child to drink lots of water in between meals. You are welcome to contact us to help you select foods that protect your children's teeth.