Category Archives: healthy pH of the mouth

Keep Your Mouth Healthy During the Holidays

For most of us, one of the highlights of the annual holiday season is the prospect of eating all those sugary holiday treats. But according to the American Dental Association (ADA), naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth feed on the … Continue reading

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High Acid Foods Can Wear Away Tooth Enamel

If you frequently consume foods and beverages that contain a lot of acid, you could be at risk for tooth erosion, a condition where the thin, protective layer of enamel slowly wears away from your teeth. As these acids destroy … Continue reading

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Importance of a Balanced pH in Your Mouth

To maintain a healthy mouth, the mouth must have a relatively neutral chemical makeup, or neutral pH. In saliva, a healthy pH is one that falls between 5.6 and 7.9. (A standard neutral pH is 7, the balanced pH level … Continue reading

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