This Thanksgiving – Give Thanks for Healthy Teeth

Fall is upon us and Thanksgiving is just right around the corner. As you gather with friends and family for your magnificent feast, it’s important to remember oral health. Proper nutrition is essential to maintaining good oral health. Many times, improving your diet can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease.

You can still have a delicious Thanksgiving dinner by including different foods from these five major food groups.

  • Milk – Great in mashed potatoes
  • Meat – Turkey or ham
  • Grains – Stuffing and warm bread drizzled with butter
  • Vegetables – Yummy yams and broccoli casserole
  • Fruits – Cranberry sauce and delicious fruit salad

So you see, you can have many of your favourite foods that are also nutritious and play a major role in optimum dental health. Try to make your plate colourful with plenty of different vegetables! the more veggies and turkey you eat the least likely you will overdo it with dessert.  Have a happy Thanksgiving and don’t forget to brush and floss!

Our team looks forward to meeting with you and developing a plan tailored to meet your individual needs. You can make an appointment by calling our friendly staff at (305) 670-5100 or by visiting Please call Miami Smile Dental if you have any questions about cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, teeth whitening, veneers, wisdom teeth, braces, or general dentistry. We would love to hear from you.