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Foods to Avoid to Keep Teeth Pearly White
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Foods to Avoid to Keep Teeth Pearly White

Proper oral hygiene is the only way to a beautiful smile, but don’t neglect certain food items that can cause teeth stains. A luminous, white smile is the stuff that dreams are made of. And it’s no wonder, considering how much the appearance of our teeth affects our image. Case in point: Research shows people…

How Tooth Brushing Habits are Made – and Broken
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How Tooth Brushing Habits are Made – and Broken

By Griffen Winget : Many of us have heard it takes a certain number of days to break a habit. “Psycho-Cybernatics,” a 1960s-pop psychology book, is famous for listing 21 days as the amount of time needed to break a habit. In reality, it is entirely dependent upon the person. Some can stop within a…

Is Charcoal Good for Tooth Whitening or Bad for Oral Health?
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Is Charcoal Good for Tooth Whitening or Bad for Oral Health?

The newest whitening fad might actually increase your risk of cavities Open Instagram and you’ll probably see a few photos of people smearing black goop on their faces. Keep scrolling and you might find the black stuff making its way into people’s mouths, too. That’s right — people are brushing their teeth with activated charcoal, or…

The one exercise all dentists must do regularly!
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The one exercise all dentists must do regularly!

Dentists often have to stand or sit at awkwardly twisted angles when they are performing dental procedures in your mouth, so that they can visualize the problem clearly and solve it accurately. If you are a dentist you must have definitely become familiar with back pain at some point in your practice.  Even dental students encounter…

Does Tooth Whitening Chewing Gum Work?
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Does Tooth Whitening Chewing Gum Work?

Do you chew gum occasionally? In that case, you may have wondered a couple of times about packs of “whitening gum” such as Orbit White, which claim to whiten your teeth by simply chewing them. What could be easier than whitening your teeth as you chew gum, right? However, you should know that your teeth…

Demi Moore Toothless Selfie Explained
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Demi Moore Toothless Selfie Explained

This is what stress can do to your teeth. The world famous acclaimed actress Demi Moore, 54, recently shared a photo on social media which showed her giving a big smile to the camera – and missing two front teeth! On an appearance at the Jimmy Kimmel show, Moore explained that she had recently lost…

This ONE trick will banish bad breath
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This ONE trick will banish bad breath

  Everyone is familiar with the curse of bad breath. The reason behind it could be morning breath, or it could be a smelly meal, or maybe it happens out of nowhere. Bad breath is extremely unattractive, its unpleasant and most of all, it’s really embarrassing. Now, it’s common knowledge that bad breath is linked…

Get healthier in Ramadan with these tips
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Get healthier in Ramadan with these tips

This year’s Ramadan is a long one. This is not only because of the long hours — with fasting expected to last nearly 15 hours a day — but also because of the scorching summer heat. Especially now that we have entered into the second half of this sacred month, people are really starting to…

Why do mouth corners crack?
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Why do mouth corners crack?

Corners of the mouth extremely dry, cracking, burning and painful? The drying of the corners of your mouth resulting in cracks is medically called angular cheilitis or perleche. Not only can it become very painful very fast, it can also be rather embarrassing as it makes you look like someone does not take care of…

Cosmetic dentistry: Yay or Nay?
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Cosmetic dentistry: Yay or Nay?

  Cosmetic dentistry is gaining widespread popularity not only among the elite class and celebrities, but also among the common man. No matter what the media may try to portray, most celebs aren’t born with pearly white smiles. They too are an acquisition of cosmetic treatment as well as proper care. Do you also wish…

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