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Dental Health Tips
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body
A healthy mouth is good for the rest of your body, too. Studies show people with periodontal (gum) disease often have heart disease, though it’s unknown whether one causes the other.
Celebrate World Oral Health Day
This year’s theme, “It all starts here. Healthy mouth. Healthy body,” acknowledges that good oral health affects more than just your smile
Did you know that the average American eats about 147 pounds of sugars a year? That's a big pile of sugar! No wonder the average 17-year-old in this country has more than three decayed teeth!
Diabetes: The Oral Health Link
Links between health conditions and gum disease have been studied in great depth. Under particular scrutiny is how periodontal disease may relate to diabetes.
Eating Right for Your Dental Health
What we eat is significant to our overall health. General guidelines should include balance and moderation and should involve choices from the five major...
Smoking and Your Mouth
The use of the word "smoking" and the phrase "good oral health" in the same sentence just doesn't go together. There are 9,000 deaths a year in....