5 Foods that Are Surprisingly Bad for Your Teeth

Stan Goff
Stan Goff

Stan Goff is the Managing Editor of Dental Products Report, Dental Lab Products and Modern Hygienist. He has covered the dental industry since 1999 and can be reached at sgoff@mjhlifesciences.com.

It’s pretty obvious that most people are aware that sugary, sticky candies are bad for your teeth and that carbonated beverages also can cause damage to your teeth. But there are some foods and drinks that are bad for your oral health that may be a surprise to you. These troublesome foods include some types of fruit—often thought of as healthy choices—and a staple for sandwiches and toast, bread, that on the surface seems harmless to your teeth. So here’s a look at 5 foods that may surprise your patients by making the naughty list when it comes to harming their teeth