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How to Avoid Dental Issues for Vegan and Vegetarian Lifestyles

You know that what you eat directly impacts the health of your teeth but did you also realize that certain dietary habits including being vegetarian or vegan may actually result in vitamin deficiencies? Some vegetarians and vegans experience deficiencies in calcium, vitamin D and fiber putting them at increased risk for periodontal disease. If you do not eat meat or any animal-based food, it’s important to be aware of food alternatives and supplement options that can help you maintain not only oral health but whole body health.