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Did you know that what we eat can help or hurt our smiles?

fruit drinksI didn't until my dentist told me that soda has acid in it that can eat right through the enamel on your teeth. And it's not just soda. Candy, desserts, and other sugary drinks (like fruit punch, some fruit juice, and some sports drinks) can have the same effect.

coffeeCoffee (even decaffeinated!) and tea can stain your teeth, turning your pearly whites yellow. I'll be doing my best to stay away from these kinds of foods so that my teeth stay white and my smile stays bright!

 

 

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