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This Is What Happens When You Ignore a Cavity

Health Skipping the dentist isn’t worth sacrificing a healthy smile. Alex_Traksel/Shutterstock A sharp zing in your tooth is usually the first sign of a cavity wreaking havoc on your pearly whites. This sudden zing may fool you into believing the cavity appeared overnight. But it can actually take tooth decay a few months to longer… Read More »

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Use Energy Drinks

Energy drinks can damage teeth jevelin/Shutterstock Energy drink products contain citric acid, which is highly corrosive to teeth, warns registered dental hygienist Anastasia Turchetta. A study comparing sports drinks and energy drinks found that energy products have significantly higher acidity and greater capacity to dissolve enamel compared to sports drinks. In fact, enamel loss after… Read More »