Written by Dentistry Today Tuesday, 10 June 2014 15:27
More stress needs to be placed upon other aspects to truly determine one’s oral health.
The practice paper “Oral Health and Nutrition” has been published on the Academy of Nutrition’s Web site, which backs up the Academy’s paper that appeared in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics last year.
Based on the information from the paper, nutrition assessment is one of the keys to pinpointing dietary intake and other nutritional factors that could impact a person’s oral health. It’s also important for dentists to stress the value of food choices to ensure that a person can maintain optimal oral health.
There are certain foods and nutrition guidelines that can be followed to optimize one’s oral health.