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Is Flossing Beneficial?

YES, YES, YES!!!! The latest dietary guidelines for Americans, issued by the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services, quietly dropped any mention of flossing without notice. This week, The Associated Press reported that officials had never researched the effectiveness of regular flossing, as required. So the question remains is flossing beneficial? The media has […]

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Probiotics to Prevent Cavities?

Cavity causing bacteria thrive when the mouth is acidic. The PH of the mouth must be balanced to prevent decay. What if we could use other bacteria to help control the PH? Is it possible to utilize probiotics to prevent cavities? Sugary and acidic foods contribute to decay, Limiting the frequency of these foods help reduce the risk for […]

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