Friday, November 14, 2008

How Alkaline (Ionized) Water Can Benefit Your Teeth and Breath

How Alkaline Water can Benefit Teeth and Fight Bacteria

Drinking alkaline water not only is good for your health, but it also freshens your breath, according to dental researchers in Canada. "The main cause of bad breath is bacteria in the mouth," reports Anne Bosy, a Toronto scientist specializing in breath treatment. Since bacteria feed on acids, controlling their numbers is as easy as changing the pH in the mouth. "Anything that's high in alkaline is good for neutralizing the acids in the mouth," says Tammy Gouweloos, a dental hygienist with a holistic approach to oral health.

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