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Does Your City Care About Your Teeth?

There has been a lot of debate as to whether or not fluoride in tap water is good or bad for the health of your teeth. Despite the fact that The American Dental Association has ...

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Can Drinking Bottled Water Cause Cavities?

Don't worry, we're not trying to scare you from filling up on eight glasses of water a day. If you're an adult and primarily drink bottled water, chances are you're fine. But it...

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Fluoride-Tap Water Debate Brews Again

In efforts to protect their residents' teeth, some municipalities are pulling the fluoride out of their public water supplies, such as Florida's Pinellas County, which made the ...

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Brighten Your Smile Naturally

When I was a little kid I used Tom's of Maine toothpaste. I'm pretty sure it was banana flavored and had monkeys on the package. It was the only toothpaste I would use and that ...

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Can Whitening Weaken Enamel?

At-home tooth-whitening products have become increasingly easy to use, and consequently, increasingly popular. However, using them could potentially lead to increasingly fragile...

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A Bitter Way To Strengthen Biters' Nails

We normally wouldn't want to react to a beauty product by cringing and running away, but that's how we determined that ProStrong for Nail Biters Fluoride Nail Strengthening Solu...

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Can A Common Tea Fight Cavities?

You probably get most of your cavity-preventing fluoride from toothpaste and tap water-unless you're a fan of black tea. Previous estimates of the fluoride level in this popular...

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Detecting Decay And Avoiding The Drill

By the time an x-ray can detect tooth decay, it's time for the dreaded drill. (Not surprisingly, that's exactly what keeps many people out of the dentist chair every year.) So, ...

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Switch To Tap Water For Stronger Teeth

Have you gotten more cavities since you started drinking bottled water? It's not that Evian or Poland Spring will rot your teeth; but drinking less and less tap water often mean...

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Green Tea's Greatness

First popularized in Japan and India, anti-inflammatory green tea has been used for various medicinal purposes, including healing wounds, regulating body temperature and blood s...

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Your Water Has Fluoride... Doesn't It?

In the six decades since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiated the addition of fluoride to the public water supply, the reduction in cavities in the U.S. has ...

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