5 Foods For Healthier Gums

FOOD  |  May 09, 2017
  • 1. Cheese
    1 / 5 1. Cheese

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    Chewing on cheese increases the saliva in your mouth, which helps to wash away food particles trapped in our teeth and gums. Plus, they contain a type of protein that helps to lower the acid levels in your mouth, thus reducing you risk of any decays.

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  • 2. Apples
    2 / 5 2. Apples

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    Not only do they keep the doctor away, they keep the dentist away too! Munching on this fruit rich in fiber and water helps to cleanse your mouth and leaves you feeling refreshed after a meal.

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  • 3. Ginger
    3 / 5 3. Ginger

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    Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, ginger can help prevent the inflammation of your gums. It helps remove plaque and bacteria from your mouth and supports healthy mouth tissue too.

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  • 4. Celery
    4 / 5 4. Celery

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    High in fiber, it’ll take a while for you to break down this vegetable. This chewing process produces extra saliva that helps to wash away the bacteria trapped in your mouth.

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  • 5. Green Tea
    5 / 5 5. Green Tea

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    Rich in antioxidants, this tea contains catechins that help reduce your gum’s risk of inflammation. Keep your gums healthy with a cup of green tea.

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