Say "CHEESE!" for a Healthy Smile - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/5/02

Say "CHEESE!" for a Healthy Smile

Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine suggests that American, mozzarella, and other kinds of cheese may help protect against tooth decay. Important nutrients found in cheese, such as calcium, protein, and phosphorus, stimulate saliva production in the mouth.

They say that helps break down decay-causing acids and makes for healthier teeth.

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