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Caregiver Dental Care for Alzheimer and Dementia

Posted on June 21st, 2018 at 10:50 AM
Caregiver Dental Care for Alzheimer and Dementia

As Alzheimer's progresses, the person with dementia may forget how to brush his or her teeth or forget why it's important. 

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Why a regular dental check up is important

Posted on June 18th, 2018 at 11:54 AM
Why a regular dental check up is important

A regular dental check up is important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy. 

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Brush Teeth Before Flossing

Posted on June 8th, 2018 at 5:03 PM
Brush Teeth Before Flossing

In order for flossing to improve oral health, it has to be done every day. So before you decide whether to brush or floss first, here's one important question to ask yourself: Which way is more likely to form a habit that you will stick with? For most people, it's probably brushing first and then flossing. Why? I call it the "yuck factor."

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7 Mouth Healthy Tips for Your Summer Soiree

Posted on June 1st, 2018 at 4:04 PM
7 Mouth Healthy Tips for Your Summer Soiree

Potato chips are standard party fare, but they bring unwanted guests into your mouth.

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6 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (And How to Break Them)

Posted on May 24th, 2018 at 3:17 PM
6 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (And How to Break Them)

The habit: This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. “Placing your jaw for long periods of time in a protruding position can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction,” says Dr. Ruchi Sahota.

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To All You Millennials Out There: Pick Up That Toothbrush!

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 at 4:55 PM
To All You Millennials Out There: Pick Up That Toothbrush!

Millennials—loosely defined as the group of people who are reaching adulthood in the early 21st Century—have a lot going for them.

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15 Sugary Drinks That are (Almost) as Bad for You as Soda

Posted on May 21st, 2018 at 3:52 PM
15 Sugary Drinks That are (Almost) as Bad for You as Soda

We all know water is the number one drink to quench your thirst. But when you're in the mood for a little something more, you might order up a juice, cocoa, margarita, or iced tea. 

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Icky Mouth Mysteries Solved

Posted on May 15th, 2018 at 4:51 PM
Icky Mouth Mysteries Solved

Do you suffer with red gums, or is the roof of your mouth swollen? Without fail, you follow your dentist’s orders to keep your teeth and gums healthy — but did you know that the condition of your mouth can also shine light on other health problems?

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Dental Insurance That Will Save Your Smile

Posted on May 10th, 2018 at 3:51 PM
Dental Insurance That Will Save Your Smile

For many people, doling out the cash to get a toothache treated can hurt almost as much as the tooth itself. That’s because about 40 percent of Americans lack dental insurance, and most who have a dental plan lose that coverage once they retire.

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Caring for Your Dentures & Dental Appliance

Posted on May 7th, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Caring for Your Dentures & Dental Appliance

If you’re one of the many Americans who use dentures (also known as a dental appliance), you probably know that it’s important to care for them.

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