Top 4 Foods That Stain Your Teeth and Why You Should Avoid Them

Top 4 Foods That Will Stain Your Teeth and Why You Should Avoid Them


We all know the importance of a bright white smile. Whether we like to admit it or not, physical appearance and hygiene are society’s biggest focus and has a massive impact on a person’s self-esteem and confidence. So if you have an important interview or a much anticipated big date, here are a few foods that you might want to steer clear of to avoid staining your pearly teeth!


  1. Coffee

Even though you may need this drink to transform yourself from zombie mode to human form, it might be best that you skip it (or reduce theteeth staining amount) so that you look fresh and sparkly for the special day or every day. A lot of people drink coffee to ward of sleep or for a general boost, if that is the case for you, you may want to focus on staying hydrated. Good hydration keeps you alert and a healthy snack can provide you with the boost your looking for!


  1. Citrus Foods

Citrus and acidic foods can cause your teeth to develop a yellowish tinge. Even though most of these are nutritious and health, too much can cause damages to the enamel of the teeth, thereby exposing the yellowish hue of the dentin (tissue under the enamel). Too much of anything is bad so it would be best to cut down on these delicious treats.


  1. Soda/Fizzy Drinks

We are sure you know that drinks like coca cola, Dr Pepper, Fanta etc. are really bad for your teeth. These drinks are packed full of sugar that erodes and badly stains teeth and basically eats away at your teeth. These drinks rarely have any nutritional value and should be excluded from your diet.


  1. Red Wine

red wine teethNothing stains quite like Red Wine. If you spill some on a nice outfit, the clothes become unwearable, so imagine what it can do to your bright white smile! Red wine brings a with t a greyish stain which can be harder to get rid of. On the bright side, it is said to help ward off cavities so now it’s a balancing challenge!


While many foods and drinks can have an impact on the teeth and mouth, it is almost impossible to cut out all of them, the best way to tackle it is with moderation.

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