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Oral Care

Is Too Much Tea Bad For Your Health?

A recent U.K. study looked at tea and health, and the results might surprise you. Fluoride is a controversial compound. Here in the U.S., many municipalities add it to the water supply in the name …

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Lemon Balm Cooler – Naturally Soothing

We recently moved into a new (to us) house and are slowly settling in and exploring our new spot. A few weeks ago, I was very happy to discover that we have some lemon balm growing. "Some lemon bal…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Make Your Own Natural Toothpaste

Most toothpaste contains sugar, fluoride, artificial colors, and other harmful ingredients that are best avoided.  Instead of using the toxic commercial varieties, why not make your own?  It’s simple …

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12 Surprising Uses for Cotton Balls

  Cotton balls don't usually make it out of the bathroom. We use them to remove nail polish and makeup, to help clean cuts and scrapes.. but that's about it. It's too bad, because there are pl…

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Here’s the Way Diet Soda Can be Just as Bad For You as Crack

  Diet soda is supposed to be the healthy alternative to calorie heavy regular sodas. But, as scientists are discovering over and over again, what diet soda lacks in empty calories it makes up…

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What Do Your Teeth Say About Your Health? (Infographic)

It turns out that flossing might do more than just help prevent cavities. There is a strong link between the health of your teeth and certain health conditions. Check out the infographic below for mor…

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DIY Natural Toothpaste and Mouthwash

I wouldn’t want to take the time and care to prepare delicious, healthy, organic meals only to brush and wash out my mouth with a toxin-filled toothpaste or mouthwash. Many big-brand oral hygiene prod…

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Stress & Your Gums (Video)

Stress. It takes a toll on your weight, immune system, blood pressure...and even your gums. Watch this to learn about the ultimate toll stress take on your oral health. Related: 12 Best and Worst…

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Cosmetic Dentistry Basics (Video)

We've become pros at hiding our imperfections. And thanks to cosmetic dentistry, the same can be done for your smile. Everything from teeth whitening to veneers and braces may be considered cosmetic t…

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