Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Need Braces

Jun 10, 2009 by

Braces teeth We already knew that eating too much sugar causes tooth decay.  But what if our diet is also causing our teeth to be misaligned and overcrowded? What if needing braces is not programmed into a child’s genes, but is completely preventable?

It’s generally broadcast and accepted that a lot of Americans are wrecking their health by eating too much of the wrong stuff.  A well kept secret is that needing braces seems to be simply yet another casualty of that poor diet.

Evidence is “sufficiently compelling” that orthodontic problems, just like cavities, are caused by the typical American diet today, according to science writer Gary Taubes.

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