Apples and pears are both juicy, tasty, healthy and great for your smile. So they’re equally popular, right? Not even close. Almost 70% of U.S. shoppers purchased fresh apples in 2018, compared to just 32% buying fresh pears. Apples ranked as the second most popular fruit with bananas coming in first place. Pears, however, finished at a lowly 15th, just a bit below limes.1
It’s time to recognize pears as the unsung hero of good oral health. With many varieties of pears in season during winter, now is a good time to get up to speed on their benefits for your teeth and the rest of your body.