You might no longer have to feel guilty after enjoying an occasional glass of red wine. Studies suggest that specific active ingredients could help to prevent tooth decay and another trip to the dentist. Some findings suggest that:
– Chemicals known as polyphenols can help to protect the surfaces of your teeth.
– Antioxidants in the polyphenols may offer additional oral benefits over time.
– Red wine is also associated with a host of heart-healthy benefits.
“The analysis of phenolic metabolites suggested that these small products may in fact be the active ingredient associated with the polyphenols’ protective effect.”