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What Exactly is Xanthan Gum and Should You Eat It?

If you’ve read the labels on packaged food lately, chances are good that you’ve seen xanthan gum listed on the label. And, like most people you probably hesitated, wondering, “What exactly is xanthan …


3 Easy (And Cheap!) Ways to Improve Your Dental Health

If you’re anything like me, you probably feel like you could do more to improve your dental health. Sure, I go to the dentist twice annually for hygiene treatments, and I brush and floss fairly religi…


6 Superpower Foods For Healthy Teeth & Gums

We all know that oral care is important, and holistic oral care goes way beyond brushing and flossing. With alternative therapies such as oil pulling, and homemade solutions such as herbal mouthwash, …


Give Yourself a 60-Second Dental Check-Up

The American Dental Association estimates that more than 164 million work hours are lost every year due to oral health problems and dental visits. While regular visits to your dentist are essential…


7 Signs You’re Brushing Your Teeth the Wrong Way

Of course we all brush our teeth daily. But are we doing it right? Here are top mistakes to look out for, and fix if need be: You're brushing only twice daily, or worse, once: From breakfast to di…


What Your Teeth Say About Your Health

Research has shown that there is an association between periodontal diseases and other chronic inflammatory conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease. Therefore, tre…


Keep Your Teeth and Gums Beautiful, Naturally

We all want the kind of bright, beautiful smile that sparkles in photos or from across the room. But a mouthful of white teeth is more than just cosmetic. Recent studies show that poor dental health m…


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