7 Ways To Avoid Needing Dental Work

No one likes going for a checkup with their dentist and hearing those three little words: “this needs work”. There’s a reason we use the expression “like pulling teeth” to refer to unpleasant situations. Fortunately the modern world makes it easy to take care of our teeth and gums so that we can keep the dental work to a minimum and maybe even avoid it altogether.

7. Get your calcium

This is one you’ve been hearing since you were a kid. Calcium is the main component of teeth and jaw bones so it’s important to get enough of it every day. One of the neat things about calcium is that in addition to getting into your body via digestion and the bloodstream, your saliva actually contains calcium and delivers it to your teeth for crystallisation. Talk about service.