How Smoking Destroys Your Oral Health

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quitsmokingA single cigarette consists of roughly 7000 chemicals. Approximately 250 of these 7000 chemicals are definitively proven to be dangerous to the overall health and well-being of the human body. Amongst the most prominent of these chemical hazards are the 69 cancer-causing substances found in cigarettes — technically referred to as carcinogens.

While the dangers associated with cigarette smoking have been linked ...

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Changes In Eating Habits Can Help Freshen Your Breath

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Halitosis or bad breath can cause such a huge disturbance in your day-to-day life. Having that horrible smell in your breath makes you feel anxious and embarrassed at the same time, especially when someone approaches you and tries to talk. Usually, people carry with them some mints and mouthwashes. However, these do not really address the root cause of the problem at hand.

In trying to get rid of that stink in ...

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How Gum Disease Threatens Your Overall Wellness

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It is normal for the human body to carry lots of bacteria. In fact, these microorganism are usually harmless and they can even help in preventing other pathogenic microbes to thrive in your body. Then again, certain conditions may disrupt the balance between the population of bad bacteria and the good ones. One of the most common causes of this disarray is gum disease.

Gum disease significantly impacts the balance of the bacterial population. Experts have identified a specific ...

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Milk And Green Tea: Drinks For Good Oral Health

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Milk And Green Tea- Drinks For Good Oral HealthGood dental habits aren’t just limited to cleaning loose food particles from the dental and periodontal surfaces of your mouth. As it turns out, good dental habits might as well begin with a good diet.

Food items that are rich in calcium, for instance, nurture not only strong bones but also healthy teeth. What follows is a list of food items that actively preserve ...

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The Drinks That Put Your Teeth At Risk

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In a recent study, it has been found that Australians consume a lot of soft drinks every year, about 100 litres. Furthermore, high consumption of soft drinks has been associated with the high prevalence of several health problems. This includes dental and oral health problems caused by dental erosion. Now, this concern does not only stem from the high sugar content of these ...

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Choosing The Right Mouthwash

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Choosing The Right Mouthwash

Walk down the health section of your local pharmacy and you will see that just as there are far too many toothpaste selections in the market, mouth rinse products, too, come in all shapes and sizes.

There are anti-plaque mouth rinses, anti-gingivitis mouth rinses, and alcohol-free mouth rinses — every single product with a prominent promise to keep your breath fresh and your teeth and gums healthy and in pristine ...

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How TV Ads Affect Your Kids’ Dental Well-Being

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In Australia, tooth decay is still one of the most common long-term conditions in children. Even if there are significant efforts in terms of prevention, it still is a highly prevalent concerns.

One of the factors affecting the dental health of your kids is their diet and nutrition. This is easily affected by the advertisement that they see during their television time.

Tooth decay, if left unaddressed, can lead to more severe dental and oral health problems. As such, it is crucial ...

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