Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

Preventive Dentistry with Roy Dental Care.

When people in the West Haven area think of diet and oral health, they frequently think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. While it’s true that these dangerous sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda, and sugary fruit drinks are only part of the dilemma. At Roy Dental Care, we understand the full spectrum of dietary impacts on oral health and are here to help you maintain a healthy smile.

The typical American diet tends to be high in calories and low in nutrition, even here in Roy and Layton.

If your body is lacking in important nutrients, the tissues in the mouth may have trouble resisting infection. These detrimental infections can lead to gum disease.

A few years ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled the MyPlate graphic to illustrate a healthy diet. Half of our meals should be composed of fruits and vegetables and the rest should be equally divided between lean protein, whole grains, and low-fat dairy.

While this is an excellent resource, vital dietary needs change throughout life, so it’s a good idea to call Roy Dental Care and schedule a check-up with Doctor Reggie Whitaker to see if your diet is affecting your teeth.

When you eat a balanced diet and feel your best, you’ll want to look your best, so be sure to ask our relationship-focused staff about advanced cosmetic dentistry procedures such as smile makeovers and same day restorations.

At Roy Dental Care, our menu of services includes dental crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays, dental implants, tooth-colored fillings, sealants, teeth whitening, and clear braces.

Contact Roy Dental Care:


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4902 S 1900 W Ste 4
Roy, Utah


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