Teeth have a very functional purpose in day to day life - they’re used to ground up food so that we can swallow and digest with ease, and provide our bodies with nutrients that are vital to our survival.
We all know that sugar is the worst thing you could ever eat - especially for your teeth! The bacteria in your mouth converts sugar into carbohydrates, and then into acid which wears down your precious protective enamel and wreaks havoc on tooth structures! But is there anything you can eat to counteract or maintain good oral health? Yes, there is!
Activated charcoal is the health ingredient of the moment, showing up in everything from supplements to pressed juices and beauty products. Now, it's also made its way to the oral care aisle, with celebrities backing activated charcoal toothpastes that claim to clean and whiten teeth and eliminate bad breath.