Or ‘ate my cheese’, because dairy products may be good for your oral health. A new study suggests that consuming cheese products may help protect your teeth against cavities. So not only do you get strong bones, you get healthy teeth.
The study sampled 68 patients ranging in age from 12 to 15 and found a higher pH level in those that consumed cheese, which may have induced a higher saliva level from the chewing, suggesting that cheese has anti-cavity properties. Additionally, various compounds found in cheese may adhere to tooth enamel and further help teeth from acid (found in wine for instance) erosion.
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 General Dentistry, Journal of Academy of General Dentistry, May/June 2013.