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Teeth Staining Foods Quiz
by Staff
A bright, white smile is all the rage, but many foods and beverages you consume may stain your teeth. Do you know what to avoid to keep your teeth untarnished?

Tea is worse than coffee for your tooth enamel.

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Chromogens are substances in food and beverages that make your teeth whiter.

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Carefully chewing your food will break down any pigments it contains, which in turn prevents teeth staining.

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Brushing your teeth with baking soda won't do anything to whiten your teeth.

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If a particular type of food stains your clothes, it'll probably stain your teeth.

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Highly acidic food and beverages can contribute to teeth staining.

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Sipping beverages through a straw can help prevent teeth stains.

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If you want to fix the stains on your teeth, your only option is to get them professionally whitened.

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Cherries, blueberries and blackberries can give you an unsightly smile.

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Tannins, found in grapes and wine, contribute to tooth stains.

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Brushing your teeth right after eating stain-inducing foods will decrease the potential of them permanently affecting your teeth.

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Teeth-whitening kits are no match for coffee-stained teeth.

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Whitening toothpaste is just a marketing gimmick.

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White wine promotes a whiter smile.

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Brightly colored foods are likely to stain your teeth.

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If you can't brush your teeth right after eating or drinking, rinsing your mouth out with water will help inhibit foods' ability to stain your teeth.

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Tooth enamel is what makes your teeth look white in the first place.

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Treating your teeth with whitening strips could give you better looking teeth for up to a year.

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Eating certain foods can prevent stains from latching onto your teeth.

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Sports drinks promote whiter teeth.

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