Strawberries are brimming with gum–building vitamin C that maintains your gums' strength & integrity. Citrus fruits strengthen blood vessels & connective tissue. Fresh cranberries interrupt the bonding of oral bacteria. Folic acid promotes a healthy mouth & supports cell growth. Sesame seeds reduce plaque & help remineralize tooth enamel. Gargling with sesame oil was just as effective as using chlorhexidine mouthwash in reducing plaque, gingival & the total bacterial count.