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4 Essential Vitamins Your Teeth, Gums, Lips, and Face Crave

At Parker Dentistry Facial Rejuvenation and Wellness, we are experts in helping you to put your best face forward. Our expertise extends beyond your teeth and gums though. We like to look at the big picture when it comes to the health of your mouth, especially since it is the gateway to your internal body. We know that nutrition plays a significant role in our comprehensive health and the same is true for the health of your teeth, gums, lips, and face. 

There are certain vitamins that greatly contribute to the health of your face (eyes, skin, lips, teeth, gums, and tongue). Did you know that 92% of Americans have a deficiency in one or more vitamins according to The BioStation.  According to the Center for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 7 out of 10 Americans are deficient in calcium; 8 out of 10 are deficient in vitamin E; 50 percent are deficient in vitamin A and vitamin C, and 50% are deficient in vitamin D. 

Calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin D happen to be the four essential vitamins that your teeth, gums, lips, and skin crave the most. These particular vitamins are vital to maintaining the health, appearance, and resiliency of your smile maker. Between the ultraviolet rays from the sun and other free radicals that are constantly bombarding our body, it is crucial that we supply our body with the right nutrients to protect itself. 

These vitamins are also amazing anti-aging advocates! Maintaining a diet that is rich in these essential nutrients and incorporating Juice Plus+ into your daily routine is a surefire way to support your teeth, gums, lips, and face. 

Add the following foods to your weekly diet: 

Yogurt

Wild-caught salmon

Sustainably-caught tuna

Oranges

Broccoli

Strawberries

Spinach 

Almonds

Sunflower seeds

Pistachios 

Avocado

Mango

Kiwi 

Blueberries

Mustard greens

Butternut squash 

Eggs

Sweet Potatoes

Kale

As you can see, many of these nutrient-dense foods are fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Maintaining a predominantly plant-based diet is not only an easy way to get your vitamins, but it’s also an earth-friendly way to eat. 

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