Most people are probably more aware of the foods and drinks that can stain their teeth than they are of those that prevent staining. If you’re not sure about the staining power of a particular food or beverage, remember that if it can stain your skin, or clothing, it can stain your teeth. Blueberries are a good example, as is tomato juice.

There are actually some fruits, and vegetables that clean your teeth while you chew. Others promote an increase in saliva – a Centennial cosmetic dentist will tell you that saliva is a natural tooth cleanser.