Chocolates! Wow. Yummy!!! We all familiar with chocolates, Diary milk, Perk, Munch…!!! By hearing those names, we will get salivary flow increased in our oral cavity. But is it healthy for our teeth? The answer is of course “No”. So let us discuss a different term “Dark Chocolates”.
What are dark chocolates?
Dark chocolates are a type of chocolates which are rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are a substance that can prevent or slow damage to cells caused by free radicals.
The effects of Dark chocolate
on your teeth?
Yes, dark chocolates are good for your teeth!
Dark chocolate inhibits bacteria from sticking to the teeth, thereby preventing cavities. Not only for the teeth but also it will provide benefits to various other organs to our body.
Dark chocolates every day!!!
It is perfectly healthy to eat raw cocoa nibs, 1-2 ounces of organic dark chocolate, or even half a dark chocolate (for oral hygiene, you should floss after and rinse with mouthwash)
Dark chocolates can also able to neutralize microorganisms that cause bad breath (Halitosis) and present some bacteria from turning sugar and starch into acid. It can also fight against periodontal diseases.
We may be bitter and less sweet… But we make you healthier.
Author: Dr. Aiswarya BDS (Reg. No. 20083), A skilled dentist who had passed out with flying colours in her professional studies, serving more than five years at Jerush Dental & Facial Corrective centre. You can expect more interesting dental blogs of her on this website.