Flossing; is one of the most important weapons you can use against gum disease and bad breath. But unfortunately it is one of the most neglected practices.
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Sugarless gum; chewing gum encourages the production of saliva in the mouth, which helps wash away things like sugar and various acids from fast food and other food related bacteria.
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- Consider drinking soda from a straw to reduce sugar exposure and possible staining of the teeth
- After drinking soda, if you can't brush your teeth immediately then at least rinse your mouth out with water and wash away excess sugar.
- Poor diet, especially during adolescent years, can lead to premature loss of tooth enamel, and have devastating effects on the structure of you teeth.