Brush Up on Dental Health!
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Dental Health Tips
The Best Breakfast Foods for a Healthy Mouth
Cereal may be an easy go-to meal for hectic mornings before school and work, but some varieties are filled with artificial sweeteners and refined sugars that can wreak havoc on your dental health.
Smile for Success
Good oral health is about more than just a bright healthy smile — taking care of your teeth and gums can also help you feel successful.
Avoid These Oral Health Mistakes
Skipping dental visits, storing your wet toothbrush in a closed case and going overboard with whitening treatments are just some of the mistakes that might put your oral health at risk.
What Your Smile Says About Your Health
Ever heard of smile therapy? A genuine smile is powerful, as it increases dopamine and endorphins in your brain, boosting a sense of reward and pleasure.
Spring Cleaning for Your Dental Health
Spring cleaning often means clearing out closets and ditching the old to make room for the new, but spring is also a great time to clean up your dental health routine.
Keeping Teeth Healthy on the Road
Traveling as a family can sometimes be stressful, especially when it comes to packing. Fortunately, taking care of your teeth while traveling is easier than you think!
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.