The Fresh Breath Secret

Keeping your teeth and your tongue free of bacteria will prevent bad breath. Eating mints and candy sweetened with sugar gives bacteria the food they need to produce acid and to produce compounds that smell terrible.  Choose 100% xylitol sweetened gum, candy, mints and mouth sprays to be most effective against bad breath.  Be sure to brush or gently scrape your tongue each day to prevent bacteria buildup and the compounds causing bad breath....

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The Xylitol Secret

Xylitol is a sweet way to beat the bacteria that cause dental disease. Xylitol is a natural sugar that prevents tooth decay and gum disease by making the bacteria slippery instead of sticky.  Bacteria usually make acid from sugar that helps them stick to each other and to your teeth.  The acid also melts tooth enamel, causing cavities.  Bacteria can’t make acid from xylitol, so they simply slide off the teeth and tooth decay is prevented....

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The Toothpaste Secret

Everyone brushes with toothpaste, but does it really help get your teeth clean?  No it doesn’t.  Toothpaste makes so many bubbles, you can’t see where you put the brush.  The toothpaste foams up so fast you think you brushed for three minutes, but it’s only 30 seconds.  And worst of all, the toothpaste flavor numbs your tongue and tricks you into thinking your teeth are clean when they aren’t.  Dry brush first until your...

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