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By Advanced Dental Care
September 05, 2014
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Dental   Dentist   Oral Health  

Red wine—it has made its rounds before in the field of health care. In the past, studies suggested that red wine was beneficial for heart health. That’s because the dark wine contained resveratrol, which is an antioxidant that may help the heart by increasing the levels of good cholesterol. So what does red wine have to do with oral health?

Is the Red Wine Hype Real?

Media outlets and researchers, including some from Colgate and the ADA, have looked into the claim that red wine may help prevent tooth decay. The conclusion, there is no definite evidence that red wine is beneficial for oral health. The same has been said for red wine and heart health. No one should rely on a hype to find a solution to a health problem. Rely on your team of health care professionals—that’s the best thing you can do.

If you want to boost oral health and prevent caries, follow these basic preventative tips:

  • Brush twice a day
  • Floss daily between teeth and near gumline
  • Reduce intake of sugary and acidic food and beverages
  • Visit the dentist every six months

The Best Way to Maintain Oral Health

Regular checkups, a healthy diet and moderate exercise are three strategies used to promote heart health. At our Mill Creek dentistry office, we stress preventative care as well. Regular dental appointments, healthy eating and a strict oral hygiene regimen are the best ways to prevent caries.

If you are worried about a tooth or two, please contact our Mill Creek dental practice at (425) 482-2322. We can examine your smile and see what treatment is best!

 

 

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