5 dental myths that may be hurting your health

Research shows that your teeth can speak volumes about your overall health, so its important to be informed when it comes to taking care of your mouth.

Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, recently sat down with Dr. Gerry Curatola, founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry in New York City to debunk some common dental myths that could be hurting your health.

Sugar is the main cause of tooth decay.

Weve all heard it growing up: Sugar will rot your teeth. But while sugar can lead to cavity formation as well as a variety of other health maladies its not the real culprit when it comes to tooth decay.

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