In whatever shape or form, dairy contains lots of calcium - a fundamental mineral for bones and teeth. Since enamel itself is a mineral, it doesn’t actually grow back when it wears down. But studies have shown that calcium can remineralize early enamel erosion to some extent. So whether you prefer having yoghurt for breakfast, a glass of milk to quench your thirst or a cheese platter for dessert, your teeth will thank you.
Meat, fish and tofu
These foods are rich in phosphorus, a mineral that is shown to help harden your tooth enamel. After calcium, phosphorus is the most plentiful mineral in your body. In addition to reinforcing your teeth and bones, phosphorus is also needed to produce protein to maintain and repair cells and tissue. It’s basically one of the body’s main building blocks.