What is dental hygiene month?

Just in time for Halloween, celebrate October with Dental Hygiene Month! Many people do not know that dental hygiene can affect the total health of the body, not just the mouth and teeth. Experts have linked poor oral health to a multitude of serious adverse health...

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September is National Gum Health Care Month

In honor of National Gum Care Month, it's important to educate yourself on the risk factors and symptoms of gum disease and make sure you know the best ways to keep your gums healthy. According to the CDC, half of all adults in the United States now have periodontal...

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Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is a medical condition that is associated with an abnormal increase or decrease of blood glucose in the body. Diabetes affects various organs in the body such as kidney, eyes, and lungs. In addition, there is a relationship between diabetes and oral health....

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Bruxism: Understanding its Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Bruxism is a condition that’s characterized by unconscious grinding, gnashing, or clenching of the teeth tightly together. Many people do it without even realizing. In fact, a lot of people grind and clench teeth in their sleep, which is known as sleep bruxism. Others...

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Protect Your Mouth and Teeth

As the summer season gets underway, you should consider some strategies to protect your teeth from injuries. Sports activities like baseball, soccer and even swimming hold the potential for injury to the face, mouth and teeth. Here are some ways to minimize the...

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Cosmetic Dentistry and Confidence

People everywhere always want to look their best, which is why many seek out cosmetic dentistry treatments. Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy is important, and so is feeling confident about your appearance. If you want people to see straight, healthy, white and...

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How Heart Health Is Linked To Gum Health

February is American Heart Health Month. It is estimated that over 600,000 people die each year as the result of heart disease. However, 80 percent of heart disease cases can be prevented. Many people know that eating right and exercising are the keys to preventing...

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