Your teeth and oral health are a key component of your overall health. And with the holidays creeping up on us, the tendency to indulge in sweets can be detrimental to this facet of wellbeing. So here are some articles detailing how our favorite beverage can help!

5 Reasons Green Tea Is Good for Your Oral Health

By Emma Lawson
Green tea is already known for its multiple health benefits. It’s brimming with antioxidants, making it one of the magic potions for reducing the risk of certain types of cancer. … But, many people don’t know that this delicious beverage can also do wonders for oral health…(read more)

Pu-erh Tea: A Smile As Sweet As Spring

By Kevin Borowsky
There are so many reasons one would want to have healthy teeth and gums. Either for that shiny stunning smile, being able to munch all the tasty and nutritious food, avoiding painful toothaches and many other oral health related conditions. Luckily, we all know that we should brush our teeth and floss every day, but today we are going to explore an additional step to maximize your oral hygiene routine and that is by simply drinking pu-erh tea…(read more)

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Drinking Green Tea Boosts Oral Health

By Lucy Wyndham
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 91% of Americans over the age of 20 have had cavities at some point during their lives. It is further reported that 27% of these individuals have untreated cavities. … Greater care has to be taken with regards to oral hygiene which includes being mindful of what we put in our mouths. While some food and drinks are bad for your teeth, there are in actual fact ones, such as green tea, that promote dental health…(read more)

Drink Tea – Your Mouth Will Thank You

By Kevin Borowsky
We all know tea in its many shapes and forms contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, and many of these compounds are especially present in green tea. But a recent article in New Scientist really got me thinking that tea — in a roundabout way — can improve health outcomes even more than I already knew, and that starts with your mouth. But why is oral health so important?…(read more)

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