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Regina Bailey

Green Tea Fights Gum Disease

By March 13, 2009

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Scientific studies have shown that green tea has several health benefits and may even help prevent cancer and improve heart health. Now researchers claim that green tea can also improve teeth and gum health.

Drinking green tea regularly can reduce your chances of developing periodontal disease due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Green tea contains an antioxidant that interferes with the inflammatory response associated with periodontal disease. Just one cup a day is all you need to improve your dental health and reduce your risk of periodontal disease.

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April 12, 2010 at 1:01 am
(1) San Luis Obispo Dentist says:

Thanks Regina, This is excellent news. But it isnít the first time that science has shown an interest in green tea for oral health.
1. Green tea may directly fight bacteria responsible for gum disease (S. mutans and S. Sobrinus) and tooth decay.
2. Green tea may help prevent harmful bacteria from adhering to the surface of teeth, the primary cause of cavity formation.

May 6, 2012 at 2:13 am
(2) mukesh says:

give detail concept of green tea

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