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9 Reasons You Have a Metallic Taste in Your Mouth


Metal mouth could be linked to what you eat, but it could also have to do with any of these other health issues or conditions. You’re taking certain medications The most common cause of a metallic taste in the mouth is medications. Antibiotics, antihistamines, over-the-counter supplements, and blood pressure medications

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Do charcoal toothpastes live up to their advertising?


Do your patients use or ask you about charcoal toothpastes? Maybe they've asked if these products have health and cosmetic benefits not available from other toothpastes, as the manufacturers of these products sometimes claim. However, researchers were unable to find scientific evidence to back up these statements in a literature

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Your mouth can reveal serious health issues


Want to prevent heart disease? Take a look at your teeth. A study published in October in the American Journal of Medicine found that those who used toothpaste that targeted plaque, and therefore were more diligent in brushing their teeth, lowered their levels of heart-attack-triggering inflammation. The study’s authors found that

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