Effect of Tea
Tea is a healthy drink, but it is not a best choice for your teeth. Even Herbal and white teas can wear away the tooth enamel, and cause stains.
Yummy Sauces leads to decay
They are tasty, but colors sauces like soy, tomato, chilly and curry will cause stains. So shift to light-colored or creamy sauces, and brush and rinse soon after eating.
Sports Drinks and teeth
Sports or energy drinks can erode enamel, setting the teeth for stains. Drinking water during workouts is a better choice.
Wine the silent destroyer
It’s no surprise that red wine, an acidic drink known for its dark, rich color, will discolor teeth. But white wine, which has even more acid, also can make stain.
Fruits are also a villan
Blueberries, blackberries, cherries, pomegranates, and other vibrant fruits can stain teeth. Paler fruits, like white grapes and white cranberries, are less likely to cause stains — but they do have acid and can hurt your enamel, so brush and floss after eating them.
Soda, Cola, Carbonated Drinks for non healthy teeth
Looking for a reason to cut back? Thanks to acids and dyes, these drinks even light colored ones can lead to serious stains and chemicals that add flavour can also eat away your enamel.
Candy and Sweets
Sweets like hard candy, chewing gum, or a Popsicle makes your tongue change colors, it can also stain your teeth. The good news is that unless you eat those goodies often, they probably won’t do much harm.
Alternative and the simple way for get rid of stains:
Lessen Stains : Cut Back some foods
Its not needed to cut all teeth-staining food and drinks out of your diet. Some of them like blueberries, blackberries, and tomato sauce are rich in antioxidants. So keep eating them, but ease up a bit or try to have cauliflower, apples, grapefruit, and melon.
Use Straw as a tool
Sip stain causing drinks like sodas, juices, and iced tea through a straw. This will help you to keep the liquid away from your teeth.
Swallow food Swiftly
Don’t let stain causing foods and drinks linger in your mouth. Swallow them. When it comes to food, though, chew it well and don’t gulp to make sure you don’t choke.
Rinse & Brush After Eating
Swish your mouth with water right after you eat or drink something that can stain. Wait an hour before you brush. If you can’t get to your toothbrush, chew a piece of sugarless gum as soon as you’ve eaten.