Sorry, milk chocolate. It’s a bitter pill to swallow, but your nemesis wins again.

A dentist from Beverly Hills, Calif. claims that a bitter power found in dark chocolate, theobromine, can actually harden the enamel, according to a report from dentistry today.com.

This would add protection to the teeth against the possible impact of staining.

When it comes to whitening teeth, dark chocolate consumption produces the best results early in the day after plaque piles up overnight, the report says.

Milk chocolate, what do you have to offer? Bad breath and bacteria build up from high sugar content.

Find out which other three foods might offer beneficial tooth whitening impact. Read the full story at:

http://www.dentistrytoday.com/todays-dental-news/10625-substance-may-provide-boost-to-enamel