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Understanding and avoiding grinding your teeth and its side effects. You may not even know you're doing it. But if you wake in the morning with jaw pain, headaches, or chipped enamel on your teeth, you might be grinding your teeth in your sleep, a condition called bruxism. Getting to know Bruxism In most instances, teeth grinding is a nighttime problem - if you have bruxism, you're like...

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Anti-plaque, anti-gingivitis, alcohol-free — your pharmacy’s oral health section has a wide varietyof mouth rinse products to choose from, all of them promising to protect your teeth and gums and freshen your breath. But how can you know which claims are true? And do you really need to use a mouth rinse — or is good brushing and flossing enough? “There are three major categories [of mout...

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There is a saying," you are what you eat". And in no better place can that be seen than in your teeth. This is because many foods and drinks can cause plaque, which does heavy damage your teeth. Plaque is a bacteria-filled sticky film that contributes to gum disease and tooth decay. After you eat a sugary snack or meal, the sugars causes the bacteria to release acids that attack tooth’s...

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If you are not using your floss for its intended purpose, try some of these unconventional other ideas. We’ve all been there: Stranded on a sun-drenched island, needing to dry your wet clothes as quickly as humanly possible, with nary a branch or flat surface to be found. Luckily, you do have plenty of dental floss. And it makes a perfect clothesline. You saved the day. If you’re saying to yoursel...

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