1-Minute Smile Makeover Tricks
9 little changes that can transform your teeth into the pearly whites you've always wanted -- instantly
Re-think your swim workoutsSwimming -- a sport many agree is one of the best exercises you can do -- can hurt your teeth? Yep, you read that right.
Singh says that swimming in pool water that is excessively chlorinated can erode and stain tooth enamel. "Excessive chlorine lowers the pool's pH level, making it dangerously acidic," he says. So if you're a frequent swimmer, pack a toothbrush along with that towel of yours. "Brushing your teeth and using a fluoride rinse immediately after swimming will help," says the doctor.
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