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#7 Potato Chips

Posted in Dental Care, and General Dentistry

Top 8 Worst Foods For Your Teeth #7 Potato Chips

According to, potato chips make up 60% of the Canadian snack food market with more than 1 billion spent on them each year. So most Canadians like their chips.

Unfortunately, chips are loaded with starch. When starch is broken down in the mouth it becomes sugar which gets trapped between teeth and feeds bacteria in plaque. Just a handful of chips eaten over a few minutes produces a large volume of acid that lingers, promoting cavities.

So after snacking on chips be sure to floss out those tiny chip particles left between the teeth.

Read the original blog about the top 8 worst foods.