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Are There Foods/Drinks That Are Good for Dental Health?

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There is a well-known saying: you are what you eat. This adage also applies to your mouth and your teeth. To maintain good oral health and prevent dental cavities, what you eat matters. When you eat certain foods, changes immediately start happening in your mouth. Bacteria become busy converting carbohydrates and sugars into acids. These acids attack the enamel on your teeth, starting the process of decay. The more times in a day you eat, the more frequently you expose…

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How Stress May Adversely Affect Your Oral Health

How Stress May Adversely Affect Your Oral Health

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There are many reasons why a person may be stressed due to a change in routine or life event.¬† Those changes may be positive life events, such as starting at a new job or school, having a baby, planning a wedding or getting married.¬†Unfortunately, stress also comes from events such as an illness or the death of a loved one. Stress is usually defined as a state of mental or emotional strain due to unforeseen, adverse or demanding circumstances. What…

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