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Dentists: Best and misfortune of Halloween candy

The Academy of General Dentistry has weighed in on a best and a misfortune of Halloween candies.

Worst:

• Gummy bear-type candies. These are a critical source of tooth spoil since they get stranded in crevices between teeth.

• Sour candies, such as Sour Patch kids candy. They are rarely acidic and can mangle down enamel.

• Sugary candies, such as candy corn. They enclose high amounts of sugar, that can start tooth decay.

Best:

• Sugar-free lollipops. They kindle saliva, that can forestall dry-mouth. A dry mouth allows board to build up.

• Sugar-free gum. This form of resin can forestall cavities by dislodging food particles.

Article source: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/10/31/4951324/dentists-best-and-worst-of-halloween.html

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

7 Things That Ruin Your Smile

Your grin is one of your best assets, so, of course, we wish to keep it sparkling.

But even if we brush, use white strips, and revisit your dentist twice a year, it might not be enough.

Here are some factors that can wreak massacre on your teeth and gums, and put a critical check on your smile.

1. Sports drinks
In a final decade, sports beverages have turn increasingly popular, though they aren’t good for your teeth.

“Scientific investigate has found that a pH levels in many sports drinks could lead to tooth erosion due to their high thoroughness of acidic components, which

Article source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/02/08/7-things-that-can-ruin-your-smile/

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Sunday, February 12th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments


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