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the teeth benefits of green tea

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
26 years experience Dentistry
No / Yes: While it will not likely damage your teeth, it can cause significant staining. The stain can be removed during your dental cleaning.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Surface staining : Heavy coffee and tea drinkers develop surface stains on their teeth more readily than others. Brush and floss thoroughly to keep this to a minimum. ... Read More
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Dr. Max Arocha
18 years experience Dentistry
Stanning & Erosion: Tea contains a substance called tannic acid, which is what gives it the dark color. This may cause discoloration on your teeth over time. Drinking wat ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Knoll
49 years experience Dentistry
Yes: All types of tea have the potential to discolor teeth. Green tea has health benefits that you are taking advantage of by drinking it. If you teeth sta ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
No: green tea is a delicious and refreshing drink but it has no medicinal powers. Brush, floss and massage your gums at least twice daily. Swish and spit/ ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Brush, Floss: Green tea good for general health. No help for teeth and gums unless you brush, floss, and have regular dental checkups.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Living Life: Nope. Not in any way. Remember there are several billion people who drink tea every day. T his is normal life stuff.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donovan Young
29 years experience Dentistry
Stop lemonade.: Stop drinking lemonade since the citric acid in the lemonade is acidic and will cause erosion of your enamel and dentin tooth layers. Best to just dr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Green tea: If it is mixed with black tea, yes it will stain it, i suggest you try herbal infusions they should be fine.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not just 4 drinking?: Northwestern researchers have discovered that polyphenols (naturally occurring in green tea, red wine, cacao beans) make for a superb antibacterial co ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Green tea contains many natural antioxidants which support a healthy immune system. However, it is not a weight loss product as some claim.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Unclear: Green tea has antioxidants as do many fruits and vegetables. The benefits of green tea for any individual will depend on their overall nutritional sta ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Tastes better?: Green tea's effects do not stand up to scientific review. Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evid ... Read More

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