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The Do’s and Don’ts of Dentures

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Has a dentist ever warned you, “If you ignore your teeth, they’ll go away”? Losing teeth is never easy, but fortunately, there is a common and efficient option: Dentures. Teeth provide three different benefits. They help us bite and chew food. They help us in our speech by contributing to articulation and producing various sounds. And, of course, they give us a friendly and attractive look and...

Another Reason to Visit Your Dentist: Your COVID-19 Vaccine

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Health care workers stretch thin in responding to record numbers of coronavirus hospitalizations. Many states are scrambling to find extra hands with the skills to help get shots into arms. Some are finding the solution to this problem with the help of dentist and retirees. A report by the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and National Governors Association cites 20 states that are...

Can COVID-19 Damage Your Oral Health?

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COVID-19’s greatest danger is the damage it can cause in the lungs. Along with issues like weeks of fatigue, the loss of taste or smell, hair loss and even “COVID Toes”, now there are anecdotal instances that indicate the infection may also have an adverse impact on oral health. People are reporting to their doctors and dentists and across social media stories about new damage and problems...

This Valentine’s Day, Don’t Let Untreated Cavities Break Your Heart

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A box of chocolates is an excellent Valentine’s Day gift, but make sure you brush and floss after enjoying those sweets! You probably already know that sugary confections can cause cavities. But did you know that if you let an untreated cavity live in your mouth too long, it can lead to periodontal disease? Periodontal disease causes your gums to recede from your teeth, which creates a gap...

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: )...

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