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Oral Care Guide For Teens - Oral Care Tips - Eating and drinking - Tips for establishing a good dietary habit

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  • In order to reduce the snacking frequency, we should eat a sufficient amount of food during breakfast, lunch and dinner at regular intervals.

    Photograph showing the regular intake of three meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • If you feel hungry in between meals, you can snack once.

    Photograph showing snacking once between two regular meals.

  • If you want to take snacks or beverages, you can eat or drink them altogether right after meal.

    Photograph of taking snacks right after meal.
  • When you feel thirsty, just drink plain water to quench thirst.

  • To avoid sensitive teeth caused by acid erosion, you should take less acidic food or beverages such as pickles, dry plums, lemons, sports drink, soft drink, alcoholic drink, etc.

  • To avoid tooth fracture, one should avoid biting on hard food such as bones, shells, etc.

  • People who wear denture should avoid chewing on hard or sticky food to prevent the denture from dislodging or becoming difficult to clean.
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