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Sports Drinks – good or bad for your teeth?

Posted on: May 16, 2018
With warmer weather here, it is common to reach for a sports drink to quench your thirst. Sports drinks are a popular way to combat dehydration in summer temperatures, but the sugar and acid can wreak havoc on your teeth. Sports drinks—which contain carbohydrates, minerals, electrolytes and flavoring—are intended to replace water ...
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The benefits of xylitol in your chewing gum!

Posted on: June 1, 2016
Xylitol is a natural sugar found in plant material used as a sweetener in various chewing gums, certain candies, and a variety of other dental related products. Studies show that xylitol can be directly beneficial to your dental health when used regularly because the mouth processes it into an acid that doesn't cause ...
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Does diet play a role on your oral health? YES!

Posted on: April 13, 2015
Did you think that only sugar was bad for your teeth? We hear sugar is what gives us cavities so we try our best to avoid it, but did you know that some of our day to day foods/drinks can be just as bad? What we eat and drink plays ...
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Want whiter teeth? What’s the best way to get results?

Posted on: January 14, 2015
Ever think that there are too many choices??  How do you know what's the best one for you? While over the counter (OTC) may seem like a quick fix offering great results, choosing a customized tooth whitening kit from your dentist may actually help to prevent other dental issues from ...
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Is Brushing Teeth with Baking Soda safe?

Posted on: August 25, 2014
We've all heard about the versatility of baking soda, and how it's used as a natural cleanser. Baking soda or sodium bicarbonate is popularly used to clean paint, neutralize odors from books, remove pesticides from vegetables, leavening in baking, etc. But, have you tried brushing your teeth with baking soda? ...
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