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In one of my articles, we discuss foods that clean our teeth. In this article, however, we will be looking at foods that strengthen our teeth. Our teeth is one of our greatest assets and we should do all that we can to ensure that our teeth are getting the best care ever.

I have seen many persons over the years who have teeth far from healthy looking as a result of poor teeth care. Our teeth were met to last because medically it has been proven that our teeth are one of the strongest things in the human body so it takes a whole lot of abuse to cause our teeth to deteriorate

Besides the neglect of regular hygienic practice, there are some other factors that may influence the deterioration of our teeth.

Teeth deterioration

What other factors are there that influences the deterioration of our teeth?

1. Products that are high in acid-Soft drinks can have this effect because of the acid which can eat away at our enamel.

2. High sugar content-Foods that have a high sugar content is not only bad for your health but can provide a means by which bacteria will multiply.

3. Ageing- Now This is an area that we have no control over and it is a known fact that as we get older our teeth gets weaker,  but the good news is there are foods which can help even at this stage in life.

4. It is medically reported that some medication can cause the mouth to become dry producing less saliva and contributes to tooth decay.

5. Tooth grinding- Tooth grinding occurs at times when we are asleep or it may happen when a person is under extreme pressure. Tooth grinding causes the enamel to wear away.

Signs of teeth that is weakening

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Unhealthy Teeth

1. Teeth may become loose or as we call it shaky.

2. Teeth may bleed very easily, this is also a sign of gum disease.

3. May feel pain when biting into an apple or other firm foods.

4. Teeth may become discolour because enamel is weakened.

5. Teeth may bleed easily when brushed. Again this may be a sign of gum disease.

6. Persons may have bad breath.

7. Teeth that have cracks.

These are some signs to look for, dental advice should be sought out.

Chewing on ice cubes and chicken bone etc…. can also damage teeth. This is a common practice with a lot of people and we should do our best to eliminate this practice.

Foods that strengthen teeth

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Eating a carrot

1. Foods that are rich in vitamin D like milk etc…

2. Chewing on a piece of celery.

3. Chewing apples.

4. Eating carrots raw or uncooked.

5. Cashew nuts.

6. Strawberries.

The final word

Our teeth are one of our greatest assets so let’s do all that we can to preserve them through proper teeth care to maintain that beautiful smile.


  1. Jeanie says:

    I actually have always had weak teeth, your information on how to keep my teeth healthy has been eye opening. I am heading to the fridge now to start today making my teeth healthier. Thank you for giving me tips on healther teeth and I’m hoping to gain a prettier smile.

    1. Norman says:

      Hello Jeanie it is so good to meet you and you are a beautiful lady with a pretty smile. I am glad that I could help, all the best to you and have a good day.

  2. shelly says:

    Hi, your website is set out in such a way that made me keep on reading. I found it bright, clear and informative. How did you come up with the name Edens Garden ? the only thing i would like to criticize are some of your headings, you may need to change your words around a tad as visitors to your sight may get confused. The tiny images and clean looking page make it easy to read. great work !

    1. Norman says:

      Hello shelly so good to meet you and thanks for commenting. I came up with the name eden’s garden because in the holy bible the first garden that we hear of was called by this name. In this garden was nothing but beauty, health, joy, peace and happiness.

      Can you private message me on the advice you gave and go into more details so that I can better understand what you are saying, I really do thank you for that. I am glad that I could help and thanks for your kind words,all the best to you.

  3. Daniella says:

    Hi Norman,
    What a great article, I’ve found it so useful!
    I knew that sugar destroys teeth but what I didn’t know is that some food strengthen teeth.
    What is great is that I love all the foods that you’ve listed in the article, even celery:)
    I will definitely try to eat more of these foods!
    Thak you for this excellent post!

    1. Norman says:

      Hello My good friend so happy to see you. It is good to know that there are foods that we can make a part of our diet that helps with the strengthening of our teeth. So let’s keep promoting health teeth with these foods. Glad that I could help my dear friend. All the best to you and have a good day.

  4. Mithra says:

    When I was a kid, my mom made sure that I develop a healthy oral hygiene. As I grew up, life got busy and my oral regime reduced to just brushing and flossing.
    Obviously, the price I had to pay was stained and sensitive teeth.
    Never really knew, we could actually strengthen the health of our teeth to a great extent by paying heed to what we eat.
    Thanks for this informative article. Will put it into practice. Keep more of this coming.

    Mithra 🙂

    1. Norman says:

      Hello Mithra, it is so good to meet you. I am glad that I could help and isn’t it amazing that there are foods that can help keep our teeth strong. Thanks for commenting and your support. Have a good day.

  5. williamsb says:

    Hi Norman, i don’t know since today whats the foods that strengthens teeth. I enjoy to read all your posts, cause contains much information about healthy life! Keep up the good work, Norman! How many times a week we need to eat this type of food ? Or it doesn’t matter ?


    1. Norman says:

      Hello Williamsb it is so nice to meet you, These foods are great and we should make them a part of our diet as much as we can. Thanks a million for your kind words and commenting. All the best to you.

  6. Joe says:

    Have you read Cure Tooth Decay by Ramiel Nagel? This is a good book on this subject. In that he suggests eating calcium, phosphorous and magnesium rich foods and vitamin D like you suggest, and some other things. He seems to think that cavities can actually be reversed – what do you think?

    I have found my teeth were best when I ate close to paleo and have deteriorated since I stopped. But I was wondering, could that be because of getting older?

    1. Norman says:

      Hello joe it is so good to meet you. This book sounds very interesting. As far as cavities is concern, it may and while getting older do affect our teeth, a good diet can also help to strengthen our teeth Go with what works best for you. Hope this helps. Have a good day.

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