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Chewing Gum: The Habit That May Help Or Harm Your Dental Health

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From the anxious NFL coach to the elementary school student that needs a bit of a distraction, chewing gum has been a part of American culture for decades. From the early days when “Bazooka” gum had comics on the inside of the wrapper on up till the present when ultra fresh brands rule the market, many across the globe love ...

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Cavities: On The Lookout And Offensive For Decay

Also known as dental caries, a cavity is an actual hole that can grow bigger and deeper over time. Plaque is the main culprit as the source of cavities: when bacteria in your mouth makes acids and plaque clings to your teeth, the acids eat away at the tooth’s enamel, causing the hole. Cavities can be a variety of different ...

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Where do Experts Stand With the #1 Summer Treat? Ice Cream and Teeth

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Ice cream has long been a pastime when it comes to dessert. It’s not just the traditional topping for things like apple pie: summertime sherbet, mint chip, and all of the delightfully cocoa-induced flavors that go with coffee are always somehow beckoning us to sample them. There’s nothing quite like walking down the serving aisle of an excellent ice cream ...

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An Uncomfortable Ulcer on the Inside of the Mouth: Canker Sores

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Some people easily confuse the difference between a canker sore and a cold sore. A canker sore is a small, shallow ulcer that appears inside of the mouth, and can make talking or eating very difficult. There are two different types of canker sores: 1. Simple canker sores: may appear three to four times a year, and can last around ...

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Questions About Cravings For Caffeine

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Whether you need it to wake up first thing in the morning, or enjoy a cup of coffee with dessert, caffeine has long been a social staple of our society. There are some that only want a special coffee as a treat: that whipped caramel or pumpkin spice latte sounds pretty good when you have just completed a tough task ...

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Octoberfest’s Boost: Benefits Of Beer For Dental Health


Many people all over the globe know the dangers of drinking. When it comes to alcohol, there are simply times when overdoing it will lead to bad health. Liver problems are one of the bad things that heavy alcohol consumption can lead to, as well as flat-out addiction. In many European nations, there is a bit more normality to beer ...

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

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When a child is in the infancy stage, every parent is concerned that the child has as healthy a transition into their early days as possible, and as few problems to face as well. Children need very healthy teeth to chew their food, have clear and sound speaking, and to possess a winning smile. When children’s first teeth come in ...

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Is Any Candy Safe Candy When it comes to Dental Health?

Whether you and your family are getting through the middle of fall with Halloween around the corner, in the cold of winter with the promise of Valentine’s Day sweets, or approaching the spoils of Christmas, it’s inevitable that there may be candy around the house. Chocolate, sugared cookies, caramels, candy canes, butterscotch candies, and many more varieties may be found ...

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Benefits of Lemon Juice, In Contrast To Its Effects On Tooth Enamel


What are some of the benefits of lemon juice? Lemons are packed with nutrients such as vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. When you are stressed out, overworked, and have not been getting enough sleep, the level of vitamin C in your system is going to rapidly deteriorate. It’s not just oranges that are full of this very ...

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