What Can You Eat: Substitutes for Staining Foods after Whitening
By Mina Levi, DDS, 04/02/2015
There are many articles that explain what you can’t eat or what foods are bad for you to eat after completing whitening treatment, but many don’t say what you are allowed to eat. In this week’s article, Dentist San Francisco Mina Levi, DDS gives some suggestions for food after whitening your teeth!
Main Entrée Suggestions: Turkey, white tuna (no vinegar), white fish, canned chicken breast, chicken breast without the skin, grilled cheese with white cheddar or mozzarella cheese, pasta with white sauce such as alfredo.
Side Dish Suggestions: Plain pasta, white rice, mashed or baked potato (no peel).
Beverage Suggestions: Milk, water, clear soda (sprite) or tonic.
Alcohol Suggestions: Gin or Vodka (no orange juice). White wine is ok.
Fruits & Vegetable Suggestions: Apples, bananas, pears (no peels) and cauliflower.
Snack Suggestions: Cottage cheese, plain or vanilla yogurt, snack wells vanilla cookies, vanilla pudding, white cheese, white cheddar or mozzarella.
Condiment Suggestions: Mayonnaise, sour cream and white gravy.
Carbohydrate Suggestions: White bread (no crust), flour tortillas (white), crackers.
Breakfast Suggestions: Pancakes with white syrup, egg whites, oatmeal, cream of wheat.
Additional ways you can help maintain your sparkling Zoom smile is to avoid staining related habits, use an electric toothbrush, floss and have regular professional hygiene visits. If you have questions about Zoom whitening, whitening your teeth, or what foods you are or are not allowed to eat after whitening, visit Dentist San Francisco Mina Levi, DDS on the web at www.minalevidds.com or give us a call at (415) 513-5066.
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