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6 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth—and 2 “DIY Treatments” to Avoid

Don’t use anything acid-based Michelle Lee Photography/Shutterstock Many methods of at-home “natural” teeth whitening use acidic or abrasive elements (more on them later). Things like strawberries, orange peels, or apple cider vinegar can make your teeth appear brighter—but they are very bad for your overall oral health, according to Dr. Burhenne. “Using something acidic on your… Read More »

8 Inflammatory Foods You Might Want To Avoid

Inflammation is raising alarm bells in the health world at the moment, and for good reason. Chronic inflammation is being increasingly linked to a myriad of health concerns. The foods we consume can play a major role in both preventing and exacerbating inflammation. “Research is beginning to show that inflammation starts in the gut, as a result… Read More »