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How Casein in Cheese Protects Your Teeth

Posted on 9/6/2021 by Dr Jonathan Ford
How Casein in Cheese Protects Your TeethIf you have been looking for a protein that contains all the essential amino acids our body craves, look no further. Casein is your answer. This complete protein is tasteless and found in milk. It helps our bodies function by supplying our muscles with what they need to recover from a workout. Casein contains amino acids which help us build strength. While casein helps to rebuild your muscles, it also helps to protect your teeth.

How Casein Helps to Protect Your Teeth

One of the best places to find casein is in cheese. Garb a cheese stick right now to experience the benefits of casein. Who knew that something so tasty could also protect your teeth?

As you eat your cheese, casein sticks to the surface of your tooth, mimicking enamel. It forms a protective coating, inhibiting bad bacteria from invading the surface of your teeth. While you are eating your cheese, your salivary glands kick in and saliva flows around your mouth. This flow of liquid and water washes bacteria and acids away from your teeth, helping to keep them clean. The casein in the cheese helps your mouth in several ways.

Take Care of Your Teeth

Taking care of your teeth is an important part of your overall health. Your diet is a big piece. Stay away from sugary snacks and beverages. Instead, eat some cheese now and again to give your enamel a boost. Don't forget about the other ways to take care of your mouth too. Stay consistent with your daily routing of brushing, flossing, and rinsing. Also, make an appointment with our friendly office staff for a dental cleaning and exam every six months. Call our office today. We look forward to seeing you in our office soon.

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