Water makes teeth stronger.
One of the easiest and most helpful things we can do for our teeth is to drink water with fluoride (nature’s cavity preventer). Studies prove that cities with fluoride in their water have kids with fewer cavities than those without fluoridated water.
Water keeps your mouth cleaner.
Washing down your meals with juices, sodas, or sports drinks can leave undesirable sugar on your teeth. The bacteria bugs that cause cavities feast on that sugar and make acid that wears the enamel away.
Water rinses your mouth and teeth with every sip. It helps to rid your mouth of leftover foods the bacteria wants to eat. Drinking water doesn’t replace brushing and cleaning between your teeth, but it can help dilute the acids produced by the bacteria in your mouth.
Water helps with Dry Mouth Syndrome.
Saliva keeps our teeth strong by washing them with calcium, phosphate and fluoride. When saliva runs low, we become at risk for cavities. Drinking water can help wash away food particles and keep your mouth moist.
Water has Zero Calories.
Sugar beverages are also high in calories. They cause cavities and weight gain. Drinking water can help you take care of your body and your smile too!