Whether it's a holiday or family gathering, meals are the centerpiece of so many events. Food gets judged for a variety of characteristics, though, and not all of them are worthy criteria when considering oral health.
How does it taste? Am I getting enough protein or carbs? How long will it take me to work this off at the gym? It's just as important to focus on the effects certain foods have on the mouth, in particular acidic foods, which can wear away the protective layer of tooth enamel very easily. Here's how high-alkaline foods can counteract these effects.