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The Best Electric Toothbrush – Don’t Pay For Marketing Gimmicks

In this article I will discuss why we need to brush our teeth and why it is better to use an electric toothbrush  than a regular toothbrush. I will discuss the features that are important for an electric toothbrush to have and the features that are just gimmicks designed to further lighten your wallet.  I hope that once you have read this article you will agree with me that the best electric toothbrush to buy is the Oral B Professional 1000.

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Xylitol for teeth. Good for Your Teeth and for Losing Weight

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Xylitol is a natural sweetener that is gaining popularity as an ingredient to fight tooth decay. Xylitol is commonly found in sugar-free gums because not only does it prevent dental cavities, it actually helps reverse the tooth decay process. If that wasn’t enough for you, if xylitol is used to cook with instead of sugar, it will result in weight loss due to the much lower calories it contains. After reading this article, you’ll not only understand why dentists recommend xylitol for teeth, but also how xylitol will help you lose weight. Continue reading

How To Stop Bad Breath, In 7 Steps

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If you have been suffering with bad breath (halitosis) you may have tried many ways to stop it, but no matter how much you brush, mouthwash or use mouth sprays, in as little as a few minutes, the bad smell comes back. If you want to know how to stop bad breath once and for all, you will find all the steps you need to take in this article. Continue reading

First Aid For Toothache, When There is No Dentist

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Cocaine toothache drops. No longer on the market.

If you are reading this, I assume you, or somebody you care about, is in quite a lot of pain, there is no dentist available, and you need to do something that is going to work as quickly as possible. In this article I am going to guide you on the most appropriate and effective first aid for toothache. Continue reading

Missing Tooth Replacement Options: Implant, Bridge or Denture?

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So you have lost a tooth, a few teeth, or maybe all of them and want to know how you can replace them? You may have lost the tooth quite some time ago and you finally want to do something about it or perhaps you know you will be losing a tooth soon after seeing your dentist or maybe you are in a lot of pain and you just want the tooth out. Whatever the reason for losing a tooth, you now want to know what your options are for replacing it. Continue reading