10 Foods Your Dentist Wishes You'd Quit

Keep baring those pearly-whites.

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If you need more reason to take care of your teeth, other than just the chance to show off that gorgeous smile, consider this: research shows that good oral health is key to overall wellbeing as well. So we asked dentists what foods and drinks they tell their patients to avoid for optimal oral health.

Words: Madhu Puri

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