Study found that three cups of black tea a day can prevent tooth decay

Regular tea Close. A recent British study found that drinking at least three cups of black tea a day can keep the mouth clean and reduce tooth decay (dental caries) danger.

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Regular tea Close. A recent British study found that drinking at least three cups of black tea a day can keep the mouth clean and reduce tooth decay (dental caries) danger.British Dietetic Association president Dr. Kelly Ruxton and colleagues about the many tea and health related research of the sort analyzed and found that black tea can lead to tooth decay and dental fight two types of bacteria: Streptococcus spp. and lactic acid bacteria. The most effective “dose” is a 3 to 4 cups of black tea per day. Scientists found that even black tea added sugar, but also remain anti-caries effect.

Study found that green tea has a similar effect, and oral green tea also helps in preventing bad breath sulfides thus play the role. In addition, a number of studies drawn considerable evidence that drinking tea can prevent tooth loss risk.

Dr Ruxton analysis pointed out that the role of oral bacteria on carbohydrates, prone to damage the enamel of acidic substances, leading to tooth tissue damage, and even lead to the formation of dental caries tooth loss.Black tea and green tea can reduce inflammation of the mouth, to prevent bacterial adhesion to the teeth, inhibit the growth of oral bacteria. Tea contains flavonoids and other antioxidants and antibacterial substances catechol tannin class.

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