Wine and cheese is not only a delicious combination, but also good for your teeth. We will toast that before we explain the reason why.
Wine can damage your teeth due to the high acidity, the same applies to coffee and soft drinks. Too much acid can lead to dental erosion and a yellow glow over your teeth. Certainly rosé and sparkling wines such as prosecco have a high acidity. Fortunately, there is a way to enjoy your wine more carefree – at least as far as your teeth are concerned.
"Eating cheese while you drink wine helps to neutralize acidity so you reduce dental erosion," Dental Tatiana Herzog tells Popsugar. She also has a tip: “Brush your teeth thirty minutes before you start drinking with a toothpaste that contains a lot of fluoride; this way you can help prevent dental erosion and yellow spots. ”
Waiting with brushing
Have you forgotten to take these measures before you put your mouth to a glass of wine? In particular, do not brush immediately after drinking. The acid has already attached itself to your teeth, making the tooth enamel softened. This way you can damage the enamel by brushing your teeth. Wait at least an hour before brushing and first rinse your mouth with water to neutralize the acid before scrubbing with a toothbrush.