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Which Vegetables Can Help to Fight Cavities?

Did you know that regularly consuming certain vegetables could actually save a trip to the dentist? In fact, there are a number of tasty options which will offer your teeth the vital nutrients that they require in order to remain healthy. Let us briefly list three vegetables and the benefits of each.

  • Dark leafy greens (spinach, kale, collards) are viable sources of calcium.
  • Mushroom contain high levels of vitamin D.
  • Phosphorous is found within squash and pumpkin seeds, another mineral which helps to prevent cavities.

Another essential nutrient for a strong smile is vitamin D, available from sunlight and milk.

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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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