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What Does Alcohol Do To Your Teeth?

You know that too much alcohol can impair your brain functions and harm your liver, but did you know it also can cause damage to your teeth? Heavy drinkers especially are more prone to tooth issues such as higher levels of plaque, gum disease, tooth decay, and mouth sores. Those who drink heavily are also at risk of oral cancer or are three times more likely to experience tooth loss.

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Water Flossing VS Traditional Flossing

There has been a lot of debate about whether water flossing or traditional string flossing is better for oral health. On one hand, string flossing is more well known and trusted by dentists, but water flossing has gained some traction recently with its ease of use. Let’s take a look at the benefits of each flossing method and see what’s right for your teeth.

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How to Avoid Coffee and Tea Stains

Coffee and tea can both provide you with the extra energy you need to get through the day, making it the drink of choice for many as they start their day. However, they can also stain your teeth, making your otherwise healthy teeth appear dirty with a brown or yellow tint.

Thankfully, there are a few things you can do so you can still enjoy your favorite beverages without discoloring your teeth.

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Why Your Gums Might Feel Itchy

Trying to go on with your daily life with itchy gums can be hard to do. What starts as a small tickle can soon turn into a strong feeling of discomfort. While it’s important to go to a dentist to ensure that your oral health is not at risk, understanding where the itchiness could be coming from is something that needs to be done to prevent future problems.