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01 May Posted by in Featured | Comments

Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Health

Studies suggest that people who have gum disease seem to be at a higher risk for heart attacks …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 May Posted by in Featured | Comments

Stress and Your Teeth

Dentists routinely see oral symptoms of stress, including orofacial pain, cold sores and temporomandibular disorders (TMD). …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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08 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

Dental Care for Diabetics

A good dental care routine is important for everyone. However, it is especially essential to those living with diabetes — a disease that impedes the body’s ability to produce or use insulin. Diabetes causes higher levels of sugar in the body and the disease itself is sometimes referred to as “sugar”. The sugar found in […]

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01 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

Dentists Tell Athletes Keep the Mouthguard, Take Out the Barbell

Oral piercing and tongue jewelry place athletes at risk for serious medical and dental consequences. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

Is Your Child’s Hobby Making Him Sick?

Used woodwind and brass instruments were found to be heavily contaminated with a variety of bacteria and fungi. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

Like Parent, Like Child: Good Oral Health Starts at Home

Providing oral health education to families is essential to teaching children healthy habits and preventing early childhood tooth decay. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 Apr Posted by in Featured | Comments

Mouth Breathing Can Cause Major Health Problems

Over time, children whose mouth breathing goes untreated may suffer from abnormal facial and dental development …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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11 Mar Posted by in Featured | Comments

Dairy Foods and Your Health

Consuming milk and other dairy products contributes to strong bones. Dairy consumption can help prevent or reduce the progression of conditions such as osteoarthritis. It is also a source of Vitamin D. The great news is that it’s not just our bones that benefit. Dairy products such as milk, cheese and yogurt contain minerals that […]

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01 Mar Posted by in Featured | Comments

Coffee and Doughnuts: A Disastrous Combo for Teeth?

The sugars in doughnuts have been identified as a risk factor for gum inflammation and cavities. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 Mar Posted by in Featured | Comments

Expecting? Don’t Neglect Your Teeth

Pregnant women can experience gingivitis, pregnancy tumors, and mild to severe gingival enlargement. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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