Diet plays probably the biggest role in determining your incidence of dental decay. With good oral hygiene measures and a sensible diet, you realistically need never have a new cavity develop!
Remember, it doesn’t matter what you have with breakfast, lunch and dinner from a tooth point of view. It’s the snacking between meals that can do all the damage.
Consider the common in between meal snacks and let’s categorise them:
Really Bad Foods:
Fairly Bad Foods:
Good Foods (Things you can have between meals):