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How to get awesome gums?

Early detection of risk factors can help you prevent periodontal (gum) disease as well as other health conditions associated with gum disease. It can be something as simple as changing certain oral hygiene habits. You've heard this before, but the simple truth is that Brushing and flossing your teeth regularly continues to be the most…
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Oh Fluoride, what art thou?

Fluoride is a very common component in most of today's tooth pastes. So only naturally, one might ask: What is fluoride and how does it prevent cavities? Fluoride is a mineral found in rock and soil. When water passes over rock formation it dissolves fluoride compounds that are present, releasing fluoride ions. Fluoride helps keep the…
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John Oliver on Sugar

In our last expose on bashing sugar, lets have a few laughs no? 🙂 despite liking a little candy now and then, we think John Oliver does it best

 

The W.H.O. on Sugar

The world health organization is taking a stance, after a surprisingly long time 🙂

We think the dental world was waiting a long time for this one: the WHO warns that free sugar might not be the best diet staple.

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http://www.who.int/nutrition/sugars_public_consultation/en/

Sugar is sugar is sugar

Statistics Canada estimated that the average Canadian ingests about 30 pounds of sugar each year from manufactured products. Young children are getting more than 25 % of their daily calories from sugar-more than any other age group. It is surprising how many prepared products in supermarket might contain sugar-like: 1. breakfast cereal 2. granola bars…
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