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5 Tips to Avoid Staining Your Teeth from Coffee and Red Wine



No, you don't have to stop drinking these beloved beverages to avoid the damage! Just do these five things and you'll notice a big difference.

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Let's Talk About Plaque

It's a common-known fact that drinking beverages such as coffee and red wine can lead to stains on your teeth. Years of letting this problem go unchecked can do serious damage to your teeth – so how can you avoid it?

The good news is: you don't have to stop enjoying these drinks to make a difference. The two main factors that cause stains are how much you drink and, surprisingly, how much plaque buildup you have on your teeth. Plaque is a colorless film made up of saliva, food particles, and bacteria, and it's completely normal for this to develop on your teeth throughout the day. The problem is that plaque also absorbs pigments, which results in staining. 

So what should you do?

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