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Foods that Whiten Your Teeth

May 29, 2017

It is common sense that brushing and flossing regularly is the best method of teeth whitening. However, most people don’t realize that the same thing that is a cause of teeth discoloration — food — can be used to whiten teeth. Apples, according to dentist Jonathan Levine, are natural exfoliants, which, in terms of teeth, means that they remove substances from teeth that you don’t want attached to them. This stain removal is activated by the amount of chewing that apples require. Apples also contain malic acid, and a 2013 study by St. George’s University found that malic acid increases saliva that can be used to clean the mouth.   (more…)

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