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Yogurt & Your Teeth

Yogurt & Your Teeth

In English, we say “you can’t have your cake and eat it, too,” but the basic idea crops up in many cultures. In Bulgarian, “you can’t have both the wolf fed and the lamb intact,” while in Hindi, they describe “having candy in both hands.” In Japanese, they say “if...

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Minerals & Your Teeth

Minerals & Your Teeth

Keeping your teeth strong and free of decay depends on a balance between two continually occurring processes, demineralization and remineralization. Demineralization occurs under acidic conditions, especially when minerals levels are low. Calcium and phosphate end...

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Sparkling Water & Your Teeth

Sparkling Water & Your Teeth

As long as we’re on the subject of beverages, let’s take a look at yet another type you’ll find near soft drinks, teas and juices: sparkling water. What makes sparkling water sparkle is carbonation – the infusion of carbon dioxide gas into water. Here’s how it...

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