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Low carb diet helpful for teeth ?

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Hi, so i had some problems with my teeth in the past and i am now on a very low carb diet(keto) were i get most of my carbs from vegtables etc.. im doing this for weight loss and i wondered would this be good for my teeth too, or does it have nothingto do with it.

Appreciate all the help


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replied March 31st, 2017
Nutrition Answer A60739
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Yes , vegetables are good and any diet low in carbs have low chances of adding to or worsening the cavities. However you will have to continue good oral habits and hygiene measures.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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