Watch this video about tooth scaling on HowStuffWorks. Scaling is a recommended treatment for gum disease and involves delicately scraping off plaque from below the gum line. Learn about tooth scaling in this video from the American Dental Association.
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Some Assembly Required: Lip Balm Ingredients
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Some Assembly Required: New Balance Shoes
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Watch this video about teeth bridges on HowStuffWorks. Your teeth work together to help you chew, speak and smile. Learn about teeth bridges and how they work in this video from the American Dental Association.
How Acne Treatment Works
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Some Assembly Required: Shoe Computer Aid Design
The right balance between cushioning and stability is found with the help of computer aid design. Learn more about how New Balance uses computer aid design on Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required."
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