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Translucent Teeth: Common Causes & How to Fix

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Translucent Teeth: Common Causes & How to Fix
Translucent or transparent teeth are a common issue. Whether you experience frequent acid reflux or suffer from dry mouth, there are many factors that can cause your teeth to appear see-through, particularly along the bottom edge of your teeth.

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White Spots on Teeth: What They Are & How to Fix Them

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White Spots on Teeth: What They Are & How to Fix Them
White spots are an annoying but largely cosmetic issue that can crop up on the surface of teeth. If you’re unhappy with the look of white spots on your teeth, the good news is that there are several ways to fix and prevent them from happening in the future.

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10 Home Remedies to Stop Teeth Grinding at Night

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10 Home Remedies to Stop Teeth Grinding at Night

Though teeth grinding is a common issue, there are a variety of home remedies for teeth grinding that can treat the grinding itself and the underlying causes to ease stress and get a better night’s sleep. 

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Most of us know that a toothbrush doesn’t last forever, but it can be difficult to remember when you last switched your toothbrush or what to look for when a toothbrush is nearing the end of its usefulness. 

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7 Homemade Mouthwash Recipes for a Fresher Smile

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7 Homemade Mouthwash Recipes for a Fresher Smile

Brushing and flossing are crucial to maintaining a healthy smile — but what about mouthwash? The American Dental Association has found that mouthwash can reduce or control plaque, gingivitis, bad breath, and tooth decay. 

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How To Use the 8 Pillars of Wellness to Feel Your Best from Teeth to Toes

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How To Use the 8 Pillars of Wellness to Feel Your Best from Teeth to Toes
Wellness has become a hot topic in the media and in the workplace. There is a renewed interest in becoming the best versions of ourselves, and a big part of that is dedicating our energy to support eight categories of wellness, which are known as pillars.

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How To Tell if You Have a Cavity: 7 Signs

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How To Tell if You Have a Cavity: 7 Signs
Cavities can happen to anyone and they often do. While tooth decay and cavities are common among adults and children, cavities are largely preventable and if your tooth is in the very early stages of decay, there are measures you can take to stop it from worsening. That’s why it’s so important to know how to tell if you have a cavity to keep your smile healthy and prevent further (and more painful) dental issues.

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Cavities: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

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Cavities: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention
“Cavity” is one word that no one wants to hear as they’re sitting in the dentist chair. We’ll dive into what causes cavities, how you can spot one, and tips for preventing future cavities so you can spend less time with tooth pain and more time flashing your pearly whites

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5 Dental Health Printable Activities to Teach Kids About Oral Hygiene

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5 Dental Health Printable Activities to Teach Kids About Oral Hygiene
Teaching your children healthy oral hygiene habits from a young age is key in protecting their teeth for years to come. While brushing and flossing isn’t always the most exciting activity for kids, there are plenty of ways you can make it fun. 

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The Psychology of Smiling at Work

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The Psychology of Smiling at Work

We’ve all been guilty of smiling at work. There’s a good chance you’ve faked a smile after your coworker tells a mildly funny joke, in a job interview, or during an exceptionally long Zoom meeting. But all those fake smiles can add up — and it’s not a great result.  

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29 Types of Kisses and What They Mean

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29 Types of Kisses and What They Mean

From a forehead kiss to a kiss on the cheek, different types of kisses have very different meanings. Research has shown that there are more than a dozen types of kisses, with some of them having romantic, friendly, or affectionate meanings. 

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12 Types of Smiles and What They Really Mean

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12 Types of Smiles and What They Really Mean

Smiling is a universal language that can be shared between people all over the world. But a smile can be used to communicate much more than happiness. 

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Aging Teeth: Your Guide to Maintaining Oral Hygiene as You Age

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Aging Teeth: Your Guide to Maintaining Oral Hygiene as You Age
Aging teeth are a normal part of life. Our guide breaks down what happens to your mouth with age and provides tips on how to maintain a healthy mouth and minimize signs of aging.

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11 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Smiling

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11 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Smiling
They say laughter is the best medicine, but sometimes just a smile will do. We cover several psychological and physical health benefits to smiling all backed up by science.

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25 Must-Know Teeth Whitening Facts and Statistics

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25 Must-Know Teeth Whitening Facts and Statistics
There are a lot of misconceptions around the process of whitening teeth. We cover 25 teeth whitening facts and statistics that will set the record straight.

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12 DIY Lip Masks to Beat Winter Dryness

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12 DIY Lip Masks to Beat Winter Dryness
If you’d rather DIY than buy, we’ve rounded up 12 DIY lip masks that’ll exfoliate and hydrate so you don’t have to worry about cracked lips this holiday season.

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10 Foods That Make Your Teeth White (+ What to Avoid)

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10 Foods That Make Your Teeth White (+ What to Avoid)
If you’re interested in modifying your diet to include foods that can boost your oral health, we’ve rounded up 10 foods that can help whiten your teeth. 

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How to Whiten Teeth with Baking Soda: 7 Methods

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How to Whiten Teeth with Baking Soda: 7 Methods
There is a right way and a wrong way to whiten teeth with baking soda. We explore how to whiten teeth with baking soda the right way — including 7 methods you can try at home.

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How to Remove Stains from Teeth: 10 Methods

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How to Remove Stains from Teeth: 10 Methods
If you’ve noticed your smile change over the years, you may be wondering how to remove stains from teeth. We cover 10 simple ways to remove stains and achieve whiter teeth.

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How Does Teeth Whitening Work? 5 Methods Explained

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How Does Teeth Whitening Work? 5 Methods Explained
If you’re confused about how teeth whitening works, you’re not alone. We break down each teeth whitening method, how they work, and whether they’re safe in our guide.

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