- Q How does harmful bacteria build up in my mouth?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyTeeth are hard calcified structures firmly anchored in the sockets of soft fleshy gum tissue called gingiva that covers the ridge of bone in the jaw. Within a few hours of brushing a soft film of plaque begins to coat the surface of teeth. At first the... Full Answer
- Q What foods help whiten teeth?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWant to brighten up your smile? Swap your whitening strips for a crunchy midday snack. Celery contains fibrous cellulose which scrubs away teeth stains as you chew it. Full Answer