leading dental header

Proper Diet for Health Teeth

Ensuring Healthy Teeth Through a Healthy Diet

Your child needs a well-balanced diet in order to grow healthy teeth and bones. To help them eat well, start with incorporating a wide variety of foods from all of the major food groups. Better yet, incorporate as many whole foods as you can into their diet.

Also, carefully consider what snacks you give your child. Most store bought snacks are sugary and can lead to tooth decay. In fact, the more often your child snacks, the more likely they’ll form cavities.

Something you may not have considered but is equally important is how long food stays in your child’s mouth. The longer food is in the mouth, the higher chances of tooth decay. An example would be eating sugary candy. If your child eats gummy bears, they will probably stay in the mouth less than hard candy like mints. Keeping food in the mouth longer can potentially cause more acid attacks on the tooth.

Choosing snacks doesn’t have to be a chore. As long as you pick nutritious foods such as vegetables and low-fat dairy (such as cheese sticks and yogurt), you can help your child reduce the risk of cavities.


★★★★★ In my opinion, Dentistry For Children NV is one of the best Dentist Practices in Las Vegas. Dr. Dennis Clark and his staff are the best. They treat you like family and have a genuine interest in your wellbeing. I used to hate going to the dentist because of feeling like I was just another patient. All of which, went away when I scheduled my first appointment with Dr. Clark.
J. Alires


★★★★★ I came to Dentistry For Children NV fleeing from my previous dentist, and it was the best decision. Dr. Clark was very professional and caring and listened to my concerns that were not taken into account at my previous doctor. The office was very clean and orderly and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable and you can tell they take not only dental hygiene seriously but cleanliness in general as a big priority.
A. Monarrez


★★★★★ You all are amazing!! Thank you for making me comfortable and feeling good about going to the dentist again!! :)
L. Cornejo

Logo of CareCredit