What is the Number One Worst Food For Your Teeth?

What is the Number One Worst Food For Your Teeth?

By. Dr. Mark Burhenne, DDS Did you know that candy is not the No. 1 cavity-causing food? You’ll probably be thrilled to learn that dark chocolate actually promotes good dental health. The worst food for your teeth may surprise you. THE CAVITY-CAUSERS IN YOUR PANTRY Don’t go crackers Brace yourself: The No. 1 most cavity-causing food in the world is actually the saltine cracker. This fact shocks most of my patients, since crackers are everywhere and are even given to toddlers as a healthy snack. Saltine crackers are worse than candy for your teeth because they’re a fermentable and highly processed starch. Many people don’t realize that most crackers are highly processed and contain genetically engineered ingredients, essentially increasing the … Continue reading →