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Is your toothpaste harming your health?

Posted February 6, 2014

In our modern world the message to brush, floss and gargle is drummed into us by media and dentists alike, delivering the message that although our lives may not depend on our commitment to oral hygiene, our teeth definitely do. So for many of us the dental routine is performed religiously, often several times a day without thought for the efficacy or safety of the products we are using. But what many don’t realize is that in our attempts to fight off tooth decay and bad breath we may actually be using dental products that not only don’t live up to their promises for healthier teeth, but that may also be hazardous to our health.

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How to Heal Cavities Naturally

Posted December 5, 2013

The world is slowly waking up to the fact that, when you give the body what it needs, it can heal things we previously thought were impossible. A fine example of what is often deemed as an incurable health problem is dental cavities, but extensive research is now becoming more public about the true nature of tooth decay and the fact that there are proven remedies that can remedy it.

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Home remedies for white teeth

Posted October 6, 2013

The most attractive aspect of our smile is our teeth, which shine like pearls. Or so, we hope. Over time and with consumption of varied products, many of us fail to preserve the natural white color of our teeth. In today’s world, we have advertisements promoting the capability of several products to whiten teeth. Whitening of teeth is not permanent; instead it has to be repeated often to maintain the color of teeth. This article aims to provide a few simple home remedies for whitening teeth.

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How to heal cavities naturally

Posted September 25, 2013

The world is slowly waking up to the fact that, when you give the body what it needs, it can heal things we previously thought were impossible. A fine example of what is often deemed as an incurable health problem is dental cavities, but extensive research is now becoming more public about the true nature of tooth decay and the fact that there are proven remedies that can remedy it.

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BioGaia probiotic shows dental health benefits: Clinical trial

Posted August 22, 2013

Sucking on a probiotic lozenge may produce “significant additional clinical improvements” to scaling and root planing for people with chronic periodontitis, says a new study.

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A Glass of Milk After Eating Sugary Cereals May Prevent Cavities

Posted August 1, 2013

Washing down sugary breakfast cereal with milk after eating reduces plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.

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How To Whiten Your Teeth Naturally and Cheaply

Posted July 12, 2013

If you want to whiten your teeth, you can buy any of the many tooth whitening products and methods on the market. However, if you want to try a more basic approach and also save money, here are some ways to whiten your teeth naturally and cheaply.

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Tooth whitening 101: Flash a gorgeous smile with these natural methods

Posted July 10, 2013

A sparkling white smile is more than simply cosmetic – it also reflects the state of inner health. Teeth tend to yellow with age and exposure to staining food and drink, yet discoloration also suggests impaired tooth structure. All in all, light enamel color indicates well mineralized and strong teeth. But before rushing out to purchase a tooth whitening kit in an attempt to spruce up your smile, try a few safe and natural alternatives. Chances are, you will be pleasantly surprised at the results – and your dentist just might be too.

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Herbal Therapy in Dentistry

Posted July 1, 2013

An herb, botanically speaking, is any plant that lacks the woody tissue characteristic of shrubs or trees. More specifically, herbs are plants used medicinally or for their flavor or scent. Herbs with medicinal properties are a useful and effective source of treatment for various disease processes. Many drugs used in Western medical science-called allopathic medicine-have their origin in medicinal plants.

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Raisins Protect Against Cavities

Posted July 1, 2013

Raisins provide protective benefits against dental cavities, says study. Even though raisins are sticky, it was found that they do not adhere to the teeth long enough to promote dental cavity formation and may even help clear other types of food particles trapped on the teeth.

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