These foods naturally fight bacteria, remove plaque, strengthen enamel, and freshen breath.
10 of 11 | Wasabi
Otherwise known as Japanese horseradish, this condiment not only provides zing to sushi, it also protects your teeth. A study in Biofactors revealed that the substances that make wasabi taste hot, called isothiocyanates, also inhibit the growth of cavity-causing bacteria. Try This: Eating wasabi a few times a week will protect you from cavities. For a smile-saving salad dressing, combine 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 teaspoon wasabi paste, 1 teaspoon soy sauce, and 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil.