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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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How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost?

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How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost?
Typically teeth whitening costs can range anywhere from $10–$1,500. To help you determine if the cost is worth it, we’ve outlined the cost of each whitening method.

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How to Treat a Single Dark Tooth?

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How to Treat a Single Dark Tooth?

You have a smile you are mostly happy with, but there is that ONE tooth that looks darker than the rest! It might be gray or brown or just not quite match the teeth around it. All you know is that it bugs you to look at. You are not alone. It is a common problem seen in the dental office. The good news is that it can be corrected! What Causes Tooth Darkening? Teeth can darken for a number of reasons. It may simply be stained. Often a tooth that is out of line from the rest doesn’t get...

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How To Whiten Smokers Teeth?

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How To Whiten Smokers Teeth?

Nicotine from smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco is well known for leaving stains on your teeth. Even electronic cigarettes or vaping can cause teeth discoloration! And no one wants their teeth to be brown. So why does nicotine stain so badly? And what can be done to get rid of all the brown stains? How Does Nicotine Affect Your Smile? Nicotine affects your mouth in several ways. Why it stains? Nicotine itself is clear. When it reacts with oxygen, however, it oxidizes and turns brown. This is why any nicotine product can stain your teeth, including vaping. Chewing tobacco is...

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What Foods And Drinks Can Stain Your Teeth?

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What Foods And Drinks Can Stain Your Teeth?

While there are drinks and foods that whiten teeth, there are also lots of them that do the opposite. So to help you keep your smile as bright as possible, here are ten foods and drinks that can stain your teeth if you consume them too much. Foods So what are the foods that stain your teeth? Well, here are a handful of them that you should cut back on or avoid altogether if you’re concerned about discolored teeth. Tomato Sauce Tomato sauce is a big culprit when it comes to stained teeth. The problem is the acid in tomatoes....

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Should You Use Teeth Whitening Apps?

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Should You Use Teeth Whitening Apps?

What’s a teeth whitening app? Well, it’s basically an app that will edit photos of your smile to look whiter and improve your appearance. And every day, people add thousands of selfies to these types of apps. People whose teeth look yellow just want to look their best. They want people to see them as beautiful. We’ve checked out the top teeth whitening apps and compiled a list of the best ones out there. AirBrush AirBrush (Android / Apple) not only whitens your smile, but it can also removes pimples, brighten your eyes, and reshape any part of your photo....

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Can Chewing Gums Actually Whiten Your Teeth?

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Can Chewing Gums Actually Whiten Your Teeth?

If you want to talk about a divisive issue, look no further than teeth whitening chewing gum. Gum companies say it works. Some gum chewers swear by it. But does the actual evidence line up with that? So let’s talk about it: does gum whiten teeth? How Are Whitening Gums Supposed To Work? Have you ever seen those commercials that say something like “4 out of 5 dentists recommend this gum that whitens your teeth”? The idea is that you can chew a special type of gum after eating instead of brushing your teeth. While that sounds nice, it’s only...

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How To Improve Your Appearance Right Now?

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How To Improve Your Appearance Right Now?

Yes, in one day you can improve your appearance. In fact, right now you can do a handful of things that will instantly make you seem more attractive to others. They’re simple ideas, but they’re effective. Change Your Hairstyle Not that your current hairstyle doesn’t look good, but think about how people will notice if you switch it up. Get a drastic haircut. Add extensions. Color it. Do something different. When you walk into a room of people who know you, they’ll notice. You’ll look fresher, more exciting, and more attractive. Whiten Your Teeth One of the main things that...

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Why Do You Need To Get Your Teeth Professionally Cleaned?

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Why Do You Need To Get Your Teeth Professionally Cleaned?

You brush your teeth at home, maybe even twice a day. You occasionally might even floss. Isn’t that enough to keep your mouth healthy? Why pay someone else to do it for you? Honestly, it may be a great deal more important than you think. And here’s why... Why Do You Need a Professional Teeth Cleaning? Dental cleanings do more than help you achieve a beautiful smile. Even with the very best everyday oral care at home, bacteria tends to build up on the teeth in a sticky film called dental plaque. The longer this bacteria stays in place, the...

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Gifts For Wine Lovers Are No Longer Hard To Find!

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Gifts For Wine Lovers Are No Longer Hard To Find!

You know the drill. You want to get a gift for the wine-lover in your life but you don’t want to settle by getting them a bottle of wine...again. Open your mind. There are other gifts for wine lovers you find, whether it’s practical, ingenious, elegant, or just downright funny. Here are some of the best gift options for your wine-guzzling loved one. Practical: Portable CupHolder If you’re someone who always have a drink your hand, this Portable CupHolder is for you. You know those times when you need to set your drink down for a second but there’s no...

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Can Teeth Whitening Burn Your Gums?

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Can Teeth Whitening Burn Your Gums?

Teeth whitening may be one of the easiest and best ways to quickly improve your appearance, but when first exploring your options for brightening your smile, you may wonder “Is teeth whitening safe?" It is always a good idea to research any product you will be putting in or on your body, and whitening products are no different. Even though at home whitening products have been used effectively by thousands of people every year, you should be aware that there are occasional mild side effects. Can Teeth Whitening Damage Your Gums? Whitening gels, like those available from AuraGlow.com, all contain...

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The Benefits Of Having Whiter Teeth Are Life-Changing

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The Benefits Of Having Whiter Teeth Are Life-Changing

It’s safe to say that every person on planet earth would love to have whiter, healthier teeth. However, not everyone sees the awesome benefits of teeth whitening. Some people don’t pursue improving their smile because they don’t understand how it can change their life. So in this post, we’re going to talk about the benefits of having really white teeth, from being healthier to having more confidence. Benefits of Whiter Teeth You can probably guess most of the reasons people want whiter teeth, but some benefits of a brighter smile may surprise you. Let’s take a look at them below!...

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How Can You Whiten Teeth With Braces?

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How Can You Whiten Teeth With Braces?

Braces aren’t fun, neither is having yellow teeth. So why not get them both over with at the same time? That’s the question many people ask. Can I whiten my teeth with braces? Can You Whiten Your Teeth With Braces? Most people want whiter teeth, but people with braces aren’t always sure if that’s possible. And people who have yellow teeth with braces often want to start right away. But if you’re one of those people, you’ll need to know a few things first. First, you should know that whitening your teeth while wearing braces could lead to you having...

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