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What can I do about my bad teeth?

Bad or unhealthy teeth can lead to health problems and cosmetic issues. In this video, Dr. Oz welcomes Dr. Gerry Curatola as they discuss one woman's journey through dental reconstruction.


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The best thing to do about your bad teeth is to visit a dentist. He or she can assess your teeth and determine the best course of treatment, whether it's simply filling cavities or performing more extensive repairs. Also, start practicing good oral care now. That includes brushing your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing daily.

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Healthy Oral Hygiene

Healthy Oral Hygiene

Brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily constitute the basics of good oral hygiene. Keeping other parts of your mouth, such as your gums, healthy can benefit your overall health by preventing the spread of germs and dis...

ease. At-home care should be supplemented by professional care. When plaque or tartar develops, a dentist or oral hygienist will use special tools to scrape (scale) the teeth clean without damage. Flouride treatment can help keep teeth cavity-free. Learn more about healthy oral hygiene with expert advice from Sharecare.
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