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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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Do-It-Yourself Braces Trend Among Children May Cause Permanent Damage

Posted on: May 22, 2017
*DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME*  The “disturbing trend” of children creating do-it-yourself braces out of rubber bands, aluminum foil, and paper clips. According to the report, there are an abundance of DIY braces videos on YouTube. A popular DIY braces technique is placing “a rubber band around two front ...
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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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My teeth are wearing away…what’s happening?

Posted on: March 5, 2013
There are a few reasons why you would feel like your teeth are "wearing away" or feeling thinner, flatter, sharper, or yellower. All of these manifestations can be caused by your habits as well as your diet. Let's start by describing the different kinds of wear: 1. Attrition is described ...
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