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Citrus Fruits: For Healthy Gums


For Healthy Gums

Citrus fruits are essential for healthy gums, as they are rich in Vitamin C, People with Vitamin C deficiency, may have gum problems, thus compromising teeth stability.

That's why, it is recommended to add citrus fruits to your diet, like oranges and grapefruit, beside other fruits rich in Vitamin C, like pineapples, even vegetables like tomatoes and cucumbers.

Chewing hard fruits or vegetables help massaging the gum, and increase saliva secretion, thus keeping balanced mouth acidity.

Moreover, for lemon lovers, it is recommended to drink a glass of water after eating lemons, to retain the balanced mouth acidity, preventing lemon acids from eroding teeth enamel.  

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