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Teaching Kids About Oral Health

As kids go back to school this fall, parents may be wringing their hands about what the little darlings will learn in reading, writing, and advanced calculus. And useful as it may be to know the capital of Botswana or … Continue reading

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Traveling? Don’t forget great oral care!

Chances are you’ll be doing some traveling this summer. According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 1.5 billion trips for leisure in 2010. This summer, zillions of people will jump in the car or board a plane to get … Continue reading

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Checking the Signs for Oral Cancer

You’re sitting in the dentist’s chair. The hygienist has finished cleaning your teeth. Maybe you had some X-rays. Now the dentist is taking a look. She checks your teeth, probes your gums a bit. You’re ready to hop up and … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s, Inflammation and Antioxidants

“Alzheimer’s sucks.” These words posted in June on Facebook by a seminary professor express everyone’s feelings about this terrible disease. It has been called “the long good-bye,” and devastates those who suffer from it as well as all the people … Continue reading

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Traveling? Don’t forget great oral care!

Chances are you’ll be doing some traveling this summer. According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 1.5 billion trips for leisure in 2010. This summer, zillions of people will jump in the car or board a plane to get … Continue reading

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On A Quest For A DDS?

Finding a new dentist can be a daunting challenge. Whether you are looking for a specialist for urgent needs or just someone to check out your oral health a couple of times each year, it’s an important task of evaluation. … Continue reading

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Dealing With Dry Mouth

You may have heard of xeriscaping—gardening with minimal use of water. You may have heard of xerography—the process of copying with dry ink toner. But what have you heard about xerostomia? It’s pronounced zero-STOH-mia, and it’s from two Greek words … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day! Do You Know Where Your Baby’s Teeth Are?

Happy Mother’s Day—to everyone who is a mother and to everyone who has a mother. Moms are great, aren’t they? They go to such lengths to care for their families, make sure everyone is fed properly, and keep wailing and … Continue reading

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Oral Health And Conception

Thinking about getting pregnant? Put on the music and turn down the lights. Chill some cocktails. Slip into something alluring. And schedule an appointment with your dentist. A number of research studies in recent years have shown that oral health … Continue reading

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