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Natural Ways to Fight Tooth Decay

You may not have realized it, but one of the chemicals in your oral care product comes from nature, and is vital in helping prevent decay.

The plant-based chemical, Trans-Chalcone protects against harmful mouth bacteria and prevents the build-up of plaque. It is found in Liquorice root and blocks the key enzyme that lets bacteria in your mouth thrive.

Check the label of your oral care products to see if they include Trans-Chalcone, if so, then you are doing your teeth a big favor. What it does is it stops bacteria from preventing a biofilm. When a bacterium tries to latch onto teeth and create plaque, it creates something called a biofilm. By preventing the creation of these protective layers, plaque cannot form.

Talk to your dentist about where you can find the products with the nature-based Trans-Chalcone.

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