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Healthy Snack Alternatives for Kids

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Sugary Snacks Affect Oral & Overall Health…& Grades Are you packing the right type of snacks in your children’s lunchbox? How about that afternoon snack after they get home from school? If kids don’t know any better they could find themselves reaching for sugary snacks instead of healthier options. Maybe your child has a serious sweet tooth – what kid doesn’t? But it’s important to remember that the...

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Dentists Are Key To Detecting Oral Cancer

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Get Screened for Oral Cancer 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. If you’ve used tobacco or had a history of HPV, you’re at a higher risk of contracting oral cancer. Fortunately, it can be detected early. Your dentist can be the key to your diagnosis. 6 Symptoms of Oral Cancer CONSULT YOUR DENTIST IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THESE 6 SYMPTOMS: 1. Any sore that persists longer than 2 weeks 2. Red or white patches in the...

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6 Tips for Keeping Your New Years Resolution

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Making & Keeping New Year’s Resolutions How are your resolutions coming along? What sounds completely doable on the first day of the new year can sometimes be downright impossibly to adhere to come Spring…or the middle of January for that matter. We’ve decided to share this video in case you need some help keeping your New Year’s resolutions, courtesy of The Today Show.   Keeping Your New Years Resolutions When...

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Is Using Dental Floss A Waste Of Time?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Is It Necessary To Floss Your Teeth? YES! Enough said…now go watch a cat video. Daily flossing has long been one of the most recommended tasks to maintain a healthy smile. According to the American Dental Association, flossing “is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums.” But where is the proof that being diligent with your daily dental flossing actually works to maintain healthy teeth & gums? According to...

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Can Acupuncture Help Treat TMJ Disorders?

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Studies on EMG Finding from Pre- and Post- Acupuncture treatment in patients with dental malocclusion Are you constantly experiencing neck pain, back pain and shoulder pain, headaches and migraines, pain in your jaw, locked jaw, pain your mouth that seems to constantly be moving around, clicking sounds in your jaw joints, chipped or worn out teeth, or even feeling that your ears are stuffed? Then you may just be experiencing Temporomandibular...

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3 Pregnancy Dental Health Tips You Weren’t Expecting

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Dental Care, Oral Health & Overall Health | 0 comments

Back pain, morning sickness, fatigue, hunger — it’s hard to know exactly what to expect when you’re expecting. Your teeth may seem secondary to other symptoms, but they matter more than you realize. Here’s how to keep your smile glowing throughout your pregnancy: 1. Your hormones aren’t the only things changing.  The same pregnancy hormones causing you to sob during a Sarah McLachlan commercial affect your teeth, too. Increased estrogen and...

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