Crunchy snack foods like chips, crackers and pretzels can be really bad for your mouth because they can easily get stuck in your teeth and cause gum problems. The carbohydrates they contain become food for the acid producing bacterial in your mouth and can erode the enamel on your teeth. Hard candies can also cause the same issues. Good crunchy foods such as apple and pear clear away bacteria and plaque. The bonus factor is that they are also full of healthy fiber that can aid digestion. Make an appointment wish us to learn the do’s and don’ts of healthy eating.