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7 Surprising Cavity Fighters

By Wyatt Myers, Everyday Health Avoiding sugary sweets and regular brushing and flossing top the list of steps to take to avoid tooth decay. But other lifestyle habits, and even some foods and bevera...
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How Germs Can Ruin Your Smile

A trip to the dentist is for many a stressful event, especially when accompanied by the dreaded words: "You have a cavity." Naturally, you can blame germs for this aggravation. The main cause is a group of bacteria known for their ability to grow on hard surfaces, such as the enamel of the teeth.