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Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth Marietta, GA

Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth

Dental Procedures Marietta GA

What you eat plays a strong role in how your body feels, looks and functions. In fact, certain parts of your body demand certain vitamins to retain their health. Your mouth is no different. While you may be aware of the foods and substances that can ruin your teeth and gums, are you familiar with the nutrients that can boost your smile health? Delta Dental gives us seven vitamins to add to your diet if you want to avoid extra trips to the dentist:


This mineral is known for building strong bones and teeth. Specifically, calcium helps harden your enamel (outer tooth layer) and strengthens your jawbone.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D goes hand in hand with calcium. It can boost bone density on its own, but its real benefit is helping the body absorb calcium.


Potassium also supports bone density, but it can pair with magnesium to prevent acidic levels in your blood, which can steal needed calcium from your teeth.


Phosphorus is another booster for building strong bones and teeth.

Vitamin K

This vitamin acts as a protector for your bones, but it also emits a protein that helps with bone strength and is a necessity for the body’s healing process.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is excellent for your gums and other soft tissues in your mouth. This vitamin can even help prevent and reverse early gum disease.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is essential for the health of mucous membranes. It can help you avoid dry mouth and supports oral healing.

For more tips on eating for your smile health, contact Gilreath Dental Associates. We love helping patients avoid time in the dental chair beyond their routine checkups!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV, Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Our Client Reviews
Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Based on 307 reviews


Dr. Gilreath is incredible with my kids. They love going to the dentist now! And this busy mom loves the warm neck wraps, the soft music and enjoying a latte while I relax!

Kenneth H.

Was lucky enough to find these guys when I got insurance that my old dentist did not take. Very professional and friendly staff! Office has the latest greatest technology as well. If you're looking for a new dentist, search no further!

Susie L.

Very personable and friendly, they took the time to go over my complex dental history and did not pressure me into anything. They gave their recommendations and priced out any options I had. Great group!

Camille Y.

Dr. Gilreath and his staff are top notch. I received the best cleaning I've ever had while watching my favorite show. The Doctor and his staff were all very polite, friendly, and courteous. They explained everything to me clearly and presented me with options in a gentle way that didn't make me feel pressured at all. It's obvious they really care about the wellbeing of their patients. The facility and equipment is really nice as well. I will definitely be back!

Juan R.

Always willing to work around my kids and my schedules. Today I had a long appointment. They started on time and always made sure I was comfortable and that the pain was managed so the procedure could’ve been completed without issues. Very courteous and professional staff.

Lucia B.

Awesome dental practice! The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gilreath is thorough and versed in the latest technology and procedures. I love that he can make crowns in the office while you wait (so no walking around with a temporary crown for days or weeks). I would strongly recommend this dental practice!

Matthew W.

I've been going here for about a little over a year now. I've had a few cleanings, a filling, and started Invisiline so far. Hands down, the best run dental office I've ever been to. In the past at other dental offices I often had to wait 30 or more minutes beyond my appointment time before being seen. At Dr. Gilreath's office I've been seen on time every time. They seem to have systems in place to make every part of your visit run smoothly. From how they took x-rays, to billing and appointments, to the work done by the hygienist/dentist, everything seems to run like a well oiled machine. On top of that all the staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The office space itself is also quite nice. Very clean, well maintained, and seems very "up to date" with their equipment. If you're looking for a dentist and are anywhere in the northwest metro area I would highly recommend Dr. Gilreath.

Jhion R.

The staff is always so courteous and personable. They make us feel like family every time we have an appointment. Service is excellent, too. My wife recently went for a cleaning and Dr. Gilreath noticed a chip in one of her fillings. He knew we recently had another baby and that her time was very limited so he went ahead and did the filling right then and there, an extra thirty minutes tops. Dr. Gilreath is always looking at the big picture and really knows his stuff. We will never go anywhere else

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Marietta, GA 30060

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