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3 Simple Tips To Help You Remember To Floss

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It’s one of the best ways to protect our dental health, and it’s frequently the most neglected. The benefits of flossing are beyond doubt. Flossing can help prevent tooth decay, keep and restore healthy gums, fight plaque buildup, and avoid tartar. There is even evidence that dental health has benefits beyond the confines of your teeth and gums and can help prevent a stroke (learn more here: )...

Here’s Something To Drink To: Tap Water Can Help Protect Teeth

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With summer finally approaching, here’s yet another reason to pour yourself a tall glass of ice water. Students attending dental school in the late ‘70’s were taught that most middle class patients would lose many of their teeth and require dentures before they even reached their 60th birthday. Today, most middle class people keep their teeth into their 80s. Needless to say, that’s a vast...

Dental Care In A Time Of Social Distancing: What You Can Do

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Along with all the challenges we face with social distancing to stay as safe as possible against COVID-19, an important question – especially for seniors – is what to do about dental care. In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus, the American Dental Association issued a recommendation to all dentists to postpone elective procedures. This includes routine dental cleanings...

Want To Reduce Stress? Reduce Your Stress-Eating.

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If ever there was a time for comfort food, this would be it. But if anxiety is causing you to reach for that pint of ice cream, you might want to reconsider. You’re probably all too familiar with sugar’s harmful effects on physical health and how reducing sugar can help lose weight and lower the risk of disease. While reducing sugar intake can result in a physically healthier you, sugar’s impact...

Want to Boost Your Confidence? See Your Dentist.

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During a 1990 conference in Dharmashala, India, a group of philosophers, psychologists, scientists and translators attempted to explain to the Dalai Lama the idea of low self-esteem. In his homeland of Tibet, they don’t have a word or concept for it. This esteemed leader, revered for his profound understanding of the human mind, was dumbfounded. In Western culture, however, most of us are...

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