Sip Green Tea for Healthier Teeth

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Hi, I'm Dr. Oz, and here's a surprising tip to help your teeth. If you can't get to your tooth brush, try sipping on a glass of green tea instead. Green tea helps nourish your gums, and the more tea you drink, the better. Green tea also helps protect your tooth enamel. And you'll be glad you did the next time you visit the dentist.

Not only will you get a good bill of oral health, but your gums will be less likely to bleed during the exam. So what's in green tea that's so good for your teeth? It's the Catechins. These are antioxidants that prevent cavity producing plaque from forming. They also help reduce gum inflammation, and that's good news for your heart.

Because there's a link between gum disease and heart disease. Make green tea one of your go-to drinks. It's good for your teeth and a whole lot more. You want to discover other ways to nourish your heath? Well, stay tuned right here and watch all of our easy health smarts.