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Ask an Expert: Do At-Home Teeth Whitening Products Really Work?

On any given day you can walk down the aisle of your neighborhood grocery or drugstore and see people staring at the array of over-the-counter teeth whitening options in front of them.  They’re probably thinking something along the lines of “Will ...
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5 Surprising Foods That Ruin Teeth

There are some foods that can surprisingly wreak havoc on your smile. Dr. Claudia Cotca, the founder of Washington Institute for Dentistry & Toxicology, shares what foods to avoid. Products Featured: FOREO ISSA TOOTHBRUSHACT ANTICAVITY FLUORIDE RINSESU...
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4 Simple Ways to Deep Clean Your Mouth

Scientists have estimated that more than 500 species of bacteria live inside your mouth. (That’s enough to make us want to jump up and brush our teeth right now!) To achieve the deep clean your mouth really needs, here are four easy things to include in you...
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Why You Need to Start Scraping Your Tongue

Brushing and flossing are crucial for maintaining a healthy mouth. But if that's all you're doing, you may be skipping an essential step: tongue scraping. The practice is nothing new—in fact, it dates back to ancient Ayurvedic times. A rather simple ...
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Can This New Ingredient Rebuild Teeth?

In sort of far-out-there, futuristic smile news, researchers in Taiwan have developed a new material that they claim can actually rebuild teeth, while reducing sensitivity. The material, which the researchers applied to teeth as a paste (it’s a mix o...
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Foods That Are Good For Your Smile

Brushing and flossing regularly remain your best bets when it comes to maintaining good oral health, but incorporating some specific foods into your diet can also help improve your oral hygiene.
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What to Eat for a Super Smile

Brushing and flossing regularly are your best bets when it comes to maintaining good oral health but incorporating some specific foods into your diet can also help to improve your oral hygiene.  Shiitake mushrooms have long been known for boosting imm...
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Can You Stain-Proof Your Smile?

A less-than-white smile—think stained with shades of gray, yellow or brown—can instantly add years to your appearance. But, keeping your teeth as white as possible is one of the easiest ways to age-proof your smile. Discoloration can be hard to...
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