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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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Dental Erosion Linked to Low pH Levels

Our teeth are able to maintain their structure and resist dental decay because of their thin, outer layer of enamel. When the environment in our mouths has a low pH, however, tooth enamel begins to wear down. As studies continue … Continue reading

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