These Foods And Drinks Can Stain Your Teeth

Red wine often gets singled out as a beverage that can give your teeth a darker shade. This is due to its tannins and chromogens. But there are other foods and drinks that can do the same.

Key takeaways:

  • Coffee and green tea contain similar staining substances.
  • Cherries, berries, and tomatoes are also high in staining chromogens. 
  • Grapes, turmeric, and walnuts are high in tannins, which can cause discolouration.

If you consume any of these regularly, ask your dentist about the best ways of minimising their staining effect on your teeth.

Drinking water can lessen the effects on teeth, as can eating food whilst drinking dark 

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