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It seems there is some confusion about fluoride. A friend recently rejoiced to me, “I found a great charcoal toothpaste, it’s even fluoride free!”. I then went on to explain to them that fluoride is not one of these chemicals to avoid when choosing oral products. It is quite the opposite. Additionally, it is a very controversial topic. Many having strong feelings for and against systemic fluoride. Here, we will break down the benefits and…

Okay, strictly speaking, this may be a bend to the truth. You must be informed that no ‘sweet’ or ‘candy’ is good for your teeth or your overall health. They all contain sugars, and sugar is a bacterium’s best friend.  Now that’s the boring bit out of the way… is chocolate really better than other sweets? Well, good news, chocolate has the potential to be a cavity fighter! It also depends on which type of…