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Is Green Tea Good for Your Oral Health?
Posted on 5/20/2019 by Giri Palani
Green tea is great for so many reasons in your health. Due to this, many people are looking towards the benefits that come from green tea that fit with your oral benefits.
Green tea is a staple in many parts of the world and can help in the aid of digestion when eating a large meal, particularly in Japan. It has been shown to provide the body with antioxidants and weight loss properties. Due to all of these health benefits, many wonder if it is also ideal for your teeth.
The Oral Benefits of Green Tea
There are many oral benefits of green tea, besides it being delicious and great for your digestive health, it also has properties that kill off bad bacteria in the mouth. Catechins are what helps to kill the bacteria that cause tooth decay and other dental issues to happen.
Green tea can prevent tooth loss from happening, which helps many that might be fighting gum disease and gingivitis. These diseases can cause problems in the mouth and if they are not taken care of or treated, they can cause tooth loss to occur.
The reason that it is so good for oral health is because it has a unique kind of polyphenols which is an antioxidant that provides the person with substantial health and dental benefits when the tea is consumed. These are antioxidants that are hard to find in other drinks or foods that are out there in a regular diet.
Call Us to Find Out More
Speak with our office today to find out the many benefits that come from green tea or to schedule a cleaning and exam. Our professionals can provide the help that is needed to have a cleaner mouth and to find and fix any dental issues that you may be experiencing so that you can smile with ease and confidence.