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Beyond Brushing: The Link Between Obesity and Tooth Decay

You know brushing and flossing are the key to proper dental care, but did you know that obesity plays a role in oral health? Recent research has revealed a link between obesity and tooth decay. Dual Threat According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tooth decay is the most common form of chronic …

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7 Ways to Clean Your Teeth When You Don’t Have a Toothbrush Handy

One question that comes up when watching the television show Survivor, is how do they brush their teeth? There are lots of times when our patients are also out in the wild (or in an airplane) and want to brush their teeth, but don’t have their toothbrush handy. What to do? Fortunately, a little forward …

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How to Instill Healthy Dental Habits in Your Kids

Parents have lots to teach their kids. From looking both ways when crossing the street to covering their mouth when they cough — your kids need your instruction for even the simplest tasks when they’re still learning. Oral care is no different. As adults, brushing and flossing are ingrained as part of your daily routine. …

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Dental Care: Good Hygiene Habits

Taking proper care of your teeth and gums is paramount to your good health. Not only does a healthy mouth mean you stay healthier overall, but practicing good oral hygiene will also keep you out of the dentist’s chair. To ensure healthy teeth, brush and floss each and every day. Also, be sure to visit …

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