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Yogurt for a Beautiful Smile

Yogurt for a Beautiful Smile

You brush, you floss, you rinse, you spit -- all for the sake of your pearly whites. But do you eat yogurt?

Might want to consider it. Research shows that yogurt eaters are less likely to suffer from gum disease and tooth loss.

A Little Healthy Bacteria
It only took a couple of ounces of yogurt daily for people's mouths to benefit. Researchers speculate that there's something about the healthy bacteria in yogurt that helps protect teeth and gums. They may help balance out the bad bacteria in your mouth, just the way they do in your gut.

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