Gum chewing: helpful or harmful to teeth?Believe it or not, certain chewing gums may actually help to clean your teeth. Learn more about the surprising oral health benefits of sugar-free chewing gum and gum sweetened with xylitol.
Healthy nutrition for healthy teethModern approaches to oral health go beyond avoiding too much sugar. Here's what you need to know to choose a healthy diet for yourself and your smile.
Holiday sweets can be tough on teethThe winter holidays are a time for sweet treats and tempting goodies, but that doesn't mean that you have to end up at the dentist with cavities in January.
“Caramel” yogurt dipCrunchy apples are a great snack for teeth, but sticky candy coatings and sugary dips can do a number on your oral health.
Barbecue tempehKorean gochujang makes a spicy, savory base for this vegetarian barbecue dish.
Black bean rice burgersGreat for teeth and gums, these vegetarian black bean patties offer a healthy alternative to the classic hamburger.
Lentil and cashew roastThis filling nut loaf packs flavor with a healthy serving of calcium, vitamin C and phosphorus. Made from lentils and cashews, this recipe is gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians.
Nashville hot tofuNashville hot chicken, a local specialty of Nashville, Tennessee, is fried chicken that's basted in a distinctive hot sauce. Bring the heat, but keep things healthy with this lighter version of the trendy dish.
PizzadillaThese “pizzadillas” cut the amount of fat and calories but still provide all the flavor of your favorite pizza.
Black bean and salsa soupMade from black beans and salsa, this hearty soup can keep you full for hours. Not only is it quick to prepare, it’s also packed with protein, vitamin C and iron for a healthy mouth and body.
Broccoli cheese soupThis tasty broccoli soup is packed with tooth- and gum-supporting vitamins K and C, plus a boost of calcium and flavor from the added cheese.
Celery root soupCreamy, smooth and peppery, this pureed celeriac soup offers comfort on a cold day.
Pumpkin soupThis filling pumpkin soup has no added sugar, relying on the natural sweetness of pumpkin and cream.
Red lentil soupFeaturing nutrient-rich red lentils, almonds and curry, this hearty soup will fill you right up.
Expand your cooking repertoire with these smile-friendly recipes for the whole family.