The Health Benefits of Kissing

Cleaner Teeth

The Academy of General Dentistry says stealing some smooches can help your pearly whites as long as both partners have a healthy mouth. Kissing increases saliva production, which helps to wash away food particles. More kissing doesn’t replace tooth-brushing, but it may help protect your teeth from cavity-causing bacteria.

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January 30, 2015

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January 30, 2015