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Eating Cheese May Help to Prevent Cavities!

Cheese: an important ally for your teeth For all you cheese fanatics out there, you’re in luck! Many studies have shown that cheese does absolute wonders for your oral health!  The high levels of calcium and phosphorus in cheese help to remineralize tooth enamel and...
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Why Everyone Needs Turmeric on their Spice Rack!

turmeric: the golden hero Turmeric is an incredibly powerful plant that has become increasingly popular due to its amazing medicinal qualities. It has been used in cooking, cosmetics, religious ceremonies and as a natural medicine for thousands of years. Referred to as “poor man’s saffron”,...
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Poor Oral Health May Lead to Heart Disease

Poor oral health and its connection to heart disease, has been a topic of debate for many years. In 2012, experts from the American Heart Association concluded that there was not enough scientific evidence to prove that poor oral health causes heart disease and that...
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How Dangerous Are Amalgam Fillings?

For many of us, going for a dental check-up can bring up a lot of anxiety – “What is the dentist going to tell us this time?” The dreaded sentence “You have a cavity,” doesn’t exactly fill us with joy! But hey – it happens...
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Why use Copper to Scrape Your Tongue?

the ancient cure for bad breath When bacteria on the tongue and in the oral cavity break down proteins in the mouth, volatile sulfur compounds are released (VSCs). VSCs include the delightful rotten egg smell (hydrogen sulfide) and the farmyard smell (methyl mercaptan), which is...
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Coffee – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Even though coffee is one of the world’s most popular drinks, it is still highly controversial when it comes to its benefits and drawbacks of how it affects the body, and is widely disputed among today’s health circles.  Various individuals and institutions have tried to...
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