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Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Dental Care

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More than 100 million Americans don’t go to their regular checkups. Here’s what to know if you’re one of them.

Illustration: George Wylesol


You won’t find these toothpastes in your local grocery store, because of the high amount of fluoride

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The Nuance

Research suggests a specific type of powered brush may be worth the expense

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American customers are paying big bucks to import tiny tubes of toothpaste

Illustration by Thoka Maer

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