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Oral care is non-negotiable, and comprehensive mouth maintenance has been linked to overall health. â€œSo many people are concerned about diet and exercise, yet they fail to take proper care of their teeth and gums,â€ explains cosmetic dentist Dr. Brian Kantor of Lowenberg, Lituchy & Kantor in New York City. â€œThereâ€™s a definitive connection between gum disease and higher rates of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more. A healthy mouth leads to a healthy body, and itâ€™s never too late to start,â€ he says.
In addition to brushing twice a day, you should be flossing and using an antiseptic rinse once a day, and Dr. Kantor also offers these tips for maxi
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What does a cup of tea, red wine, brightly colored popsicles and blueberries have in common? They all stain your teeth! Many things you do on a daily basis can cause your teethÂ to take on a darker, yellow or aged-looking appearance which is why so many of us count on whitening procedures to keep our pearly whites white.
A big, beautiful white-toothed grin can greatly improve your appearance, take years off your looks, boost your self-confidence and help you make a killer first impression but you have to know when enough is enough. When it comes to tooth whitening — like everything else — some people take it way too far. Dentists have coined the term “bleachorexia” for those who take