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01 May Posted by in Featured | Comments

Dentists Are the First Line of Defense for Elder Abuse

Every year more than 2.5 million older Americans may be victims of elder abuse, and in some cases dentists serve as the first line of defense. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 May Posted by in Featured | Comments

Oral Warning Signs Can Indicate Serious Medical Conditions

Serious diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and eating disorders, can manifest as signs and symptoms inside of the mouth. …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

Good Oral Health Is Essential During Pregnancy

Despite the fact that good oral health is essential for the overall health of both mother and child, only 22 to 34 percent of women in the United States visit a dentist during pregnancy. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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01 Mar Posted by in Featured | Comments

Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy

Research suggests a link between pre-term delivery, low birthweight babies, and gingivitis. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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