All the various teeth whitening strips, procedures and pastes you spend your money on in order to have the perfect smile aren't going to do a thing if you continue to guzzle red wine. Dr. Timothy Chase, a renowned cosmetic dentist and a practicing partner at SmilesNY, tells us the foods we should avoid and the ones that will help get our teeth somewhat close to pearly white.
Certain foods help to remove bacteria that cause plaque which hardens into a yellowish tartar if not brushed away soon enough. Crunchy fruits and vegetables work best because they function as a scrub for your teeth. They also stimulate the production of saliva, which helps to keep plaque from forming: