Sunday, August 27, 2017

Does Your Diet Affect Your Smile? Miami Beach Dentist Dr. Mereos Provides Insight Into Your Dental Health

South Beach Dentist

Did you know that what you eat can affect your smile? We all know, a balanced, nutritious diet is essential to healthy living. We also know that poor nutrition can lead to all kinds of health issue, but did you know that poor nutrition can lead to oral health problems such as gum disease and cavities. In fact, studies show that people who have lost teeth or wear dentures don't eat as many fruits or vegetables and tend to have less nutritious diets overall.

Most nutrients come into your body in one way. Your mouth! Your mouth is your body’s initial point of contact with the nutrients you consume. So naturally, what you put in your mouth impacts not only your general health but also the health of your teeth and gums. Did you know that certain foods can put you at risk for cavities and other oral health problems? Below are some nutrition tips that will help you achieve a healthier smile. Remember: If your nutrition is poor, the first signs often show up in your oral health.

Eating a balanced diet can make a difference in your oral health. A balanced diet should include:

Fruits and vegetables. Combined these should be half of what you eat every day.

Grains. Make sure at least half of the grains you eat are whole grains, such as oatmeal, whole wheat bread and brown rice.

Dairy. Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy foods.

Lean proteins. Make lean protein choices, such as lean beef, skinless poultry and fish. Try and vary your protein choices to include eggs, beans, peas and legumes, too.

Also remember to drink plenty of water and avoid sugary, acidic drinks. 

We truly enjoy seeing the effect that having a bright smile has on our patient’s lives. We believe that a healthy smile begins with knowledge. That is why one of our goals is to help elevate each patient’s dental awareness and to provide you with the best tools to maintain dental health at its optimum.

Visit our website For more information on other dental related issues like dental bonding, veneers, and dental implants to a complete spectrum of dental services, Dr. Isidoros Mereos offers Miami residents quality dental services ranging from cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, to implant dentistry, dental veneers, and more.

Dr. Mereos is a great dentist in Miami and his patients say he is friendly and comforting and always happy to take the time to answer any questions.

Miami Beach dentist, Dr. Mereos, and the Precious Smiles team look forward to meeting with you and developing a plan tailored to meet your individual needs. “We take pride in helping our patients achieve the best results in the least amount of time possible.”

You can make an appointment with our ccosmetic dentist by calling our friendly staff at (305) 532-9114 or by visiting Please don't hesitate to contact Precious Smiles if you have any questions about cosmetic dentistry, veneers, Invisalign, tooth whitening, or dental implants.

Precious Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry Center -Miami Beach
Miami dentist, Miami Beach dentist
(305) 532-9114
1315 Alton Rd.
Miami Beach, Fl 33139

Dr. Mereos is a Miami dentist that serves, Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, North Miami Beach, and North Miami

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