How to Throw a Tooth-Friendly Memorial Day BBQ

Are you planning on grilling up your favorite foods this weekend? You’re far from alone!

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer — and many families will be spending time BBQing with loved ones. If you plan on turning on the grill this weekend, here are a few tips to help you celebrate a tooth-friendly Memorial Day.


Tooth-Friendly BBQ Tips:


  • Throw Veggies on the Grill – In addition to grilling up hamburgers and hot dogs, throw some veggies on the grill! Crunchy vegetables are a great way to stay healthy — and they taste delicious, too!
  • Put Together a Cheese Platter – Add some extra calcium into your diet with a cheese platter! Calcium is a great way for both children and adults to grow strong teeth.
  • Create a Red, White & Blue Parfait – Instead of indulging in sweets, put together a red, white and blue parfait with your favorite fruits (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, etc.) and yogurt. This dessert is healthy and high in calcium.
  • Drink Plenty of Water – Make sure that you stay hydrated, especially if it’s going to be a hot day. Water will also help wash away harmful bacteria and keep your teeth clean after indulging in any BBQ foods.

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