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What actually happens to your teeth if you don’t treat a cavity

If you don’t treat a cavity, the decay will penetrate your enamel and then keep going deeper to the root of your tooth. Not treating a cavity can result in tooth damage, infection, and even tooth loss. You should see a dentist every six months and get a cavity filled […]
What actually happens to your teeth if you don’t treat a cavity
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You don’t have to throw away a toothbrush if you’ve been sick

Regardless of whether or not you’re sick, you should replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months. And even if you’ve recently had an illness, it’s unlikely that you will reinfect yourself from a toothbrush unless you have are immunocompromised. But if someone in your household is sick, be sure […]
You don’t have to throw away a toothbrush if you’ve been sick
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How to whiten your teeth naturally, with at-home methods

You can whiten teeth at home with many natural methods. For starters, you should make sure you are brushing your teeth thoroughly each day, and consider trying a better toothbrush or toothpaste – like one with baking soda, which can help whiten teeth. You can also try increasing the amount […]
How to whiten your teeth naturally, with at-home methods
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The reason humans have sharp front teeth isn’t for tearing meat

Humans have sharp front teeth called canines, just like lions, hippos, and other mammals. Contrary to popular belief, human canines are not for tearing and ripping meat. Instead, our ancestors used them to fight male rivals for mating rights. Over time, human species evolved smaller and smaller canines as we […]
The reason humans have sharp front teeth isn’t for tearing meat