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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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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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