The Mouth Piece

Beyond the mouth: how cavities and oral inflammation affect your long-term health

Beyond the mouth: how cavities and oral inflammation affect your long-term health

Cavity schmavity! These dental problems are more than just a costly nuisance. They can have far-reaching effects on the health of your entire body.

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How tea helps your teeth

How tea helps your teeth

Sure, tea is delicious and calming but did you know that it can also help keep your teeth and gums healthy and your breath fresh?

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Ask a Scientist: How did we get to 52% reduction in plaque?

Ask a Scientist: How did we get to 52% reduction in plaque?

Dental plaque is made up of millions of bacteria that live in a sticky film on the surface of teeth. This microbial community is also referred to as a biofilm. To study the effectiveness of qii in reducing dental plaque, we tested it in the lab against the oral pathogens Streptococcus mutans(tooth decay and cavities), Porphyromonas gingivalis (gingivitis) and Solobacterium moorei (halitosis).
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How to get rid of plaque without brushing or flossing

How to get rid of plaque without brushing or flossing

A good oral hygiene regimen can help eliminate plaque, one of the main contributors to oral conditions like tooth decay and gum disease. We’ve developed qii, the world’s first drink proven to reduce plaque buildup because let’s be honest, we don’t always floss and brush our teeth as often and as diligently as we should.
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What's the stink? The true causes of bad breath

What's the stink? The true causes of bad breath

From gingivitis to reflux to metabolic disorders, we explore all the different causes of bad breath.

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Let’s stick together: the basics of bacterial biofilms

Let’s stick together: the basics of bacterial biofilms

Bacteria assemble on surfaces to build communities called biofilms, which play an important role in health and disease.

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This is your mouth on acid

This is your mouth on acid

A slice of grapefruit and glass of orange juice might make a delicious breakfast but when it comes to oral health, they could be doing more harm than good.

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Young woman enjoying her favorite type of tea

This Quiz Will Reveal What Type of Tea You Should be Drinking

Your tea preferences can say more than you think about your personality. Learn what type of tea truly matches your inner soul with this fun quiz.
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How sweet it is: the benefits and safety of xylitol

How sweet it is: the benefits and safety of xylitol

What looks like sugar, tastes like sugar and helps to prevent cavities? Xylitol! Here’s what you need to know about this sweet substance.

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Spit it out: the science of saliva

Spit it out: the science of saliva

Much more than just slobbery puppy kisses, saliva has tooth-protecting and microbe-busting properties that make it absolutely drool-worthy.
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Pouring tea from a green kettle

Getting That Sweet Steep: The Best Way to Brew Tea

Whether you’re hosting a tea party or simply enjoying a tea break, here’s how to get that perfect cup of tea, every time.
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Food and tea being poured from a teapot

These Food and Tea Pairings Will Ignite Your Taste Buds

Did you know that certain foods can accentuate certain flavours in your tea? These food and tea pairings will open your mouth up to an amazing taste experience.
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