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How Healthy is Your Mouth?

Answer a few questions, and you'll find out:

  • Your chances for cavities and problems
  • How your habits help or hurt your teeth and gums
  • Tips for avoiding trouble

Reviewed by Michael Friedman, DDS on March 26, 2015

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