Green for Great Gums
You know that part of the dental exam when your dentist pokes and prods your gums to see how healthy they are? The study showed not only did frequent green tea drinkers have better results during the exam, but also their gums bled less. Here’s a bonus reason to drink green tea: better tooth enamel.
Get the scoop on all the other health benefits you can garner from drinking green tea.
Polish Your Pearlies
Researchers think it’s the catechins in green tea that somehow prevent cavity-producing plaque from forming, which in turn protects teeth and gums. Catechins may also help reduce gum inflammation. Find out about the link between gum inflammation and heart disease.