Melons, sardines, dairy products and water help to protect oral health

The intake of fruits such as melon or watermelon, sardines, salads, dairy products and water are foods that help to take care of oral health in summer.

In fact, melon and watermelon contain more than 90 percent water, are fruits rich in vitamins A and C, as well as minerals such as potassium. In addition, the melon stands out for being rich in B vitamins, and one of them, folic acid, prevents the formation of ulcers in the mouth.

Also, seafood and fish such as sardines contain fluoride that helps prevent the onset of tooth decay and, those that have Omega 3 fatty acids, can control gingival inflammation. Similarly, tomato helps prevent different types of cancer, including the mouth, and dairy products provide calcium, as well as vitamins A and B.

Water is also an essential element for oral health because its intake favors good hydration of the gums and mucous membranes.