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  • Dental Offices Uphold the Highest Standards for Infection Control

    In our constant battle against infectious disease, the “enemy” is often too close for comfort: hospitals and other medical facilities must be ever vigilant against opportunistic infections their patients may contract while in their care. Dental offices are no exception. Because even the simplest procedure — a dental cleaning, for example — may result in […]

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  • Oral Care for Older Adults can be Challenging

    Caring for an elderly parent or family member requires a lot of focus on their health. That includes the state of their teeth and gums, either of which can impact their overall health and quality of life. As we age, our risk of dental diseases like tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease rises. Loss of […]

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  • 3 Reasons for Blood Pressure Checks During Dental Visits

    You may have been surprised by a new addition to your regular dental appointment routine—we took your blood pressure at the start. While you might expect this at a medical clinic, it seems unusual at the dentist’s office. But not anymore: blood pressure checks at dental offices are quickly becoming routine, including during regular cleanings […]

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  • 4 Ways Saliva Protects Your Mouth Against Disease

    Brushing and flossing daily, and dental visits at least twice a year: These are the essential things you should be doing to protect your teeth and gums against dental disease. But you’re also getting an automatic assist from your body through saliva, that humble fluid swishing around in your mouth, to protect your oral health. […]

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  • Want to Improve Your Athletic Performance? Try Tuning Up Your Dental Care

    After a long hiatus, school athletes are gearing up for another sports year. Given the pandemic, they may be modifying some of their usual habits and practices. But one thing probably won’t change: These young athletes will be looking for every way possible to improve their sports performance. And a new research study offers one […]

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  • 4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School

    The final quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year was like no other in modern history. Because of COVID-19, U.S. schools and colleges lay dormant as millions of students carried on their studies via distance learning. Whether the upcoming school year will be online or in-person, the end of summer is still a great time to […]

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  • With Proper Care, you can Lower Your Risk of Tooth Loss as You Age

    While your chances of losing teeth increase as you age, it’s not a given. With proper hygiene and care your teeth could last a lifetime. But brushing and flossing can become more difficult in later years. Arthritis or strength issues in the fingers and hands make holding a toothbrush an arduous chore and flossing next […]

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  • Don’t Let an Eating Disorder Wreck Oral Health

    Eating disorders cause more than psychological harm. The binge-purge cycle of bulimia or the self-starvation patterns of anorexia can also injure the physical body, especially the mouth. For example, nine in ten people with bulimia will experience tooth enamel erosion from stomach acid entering the mouth from induced vomiting. Although purging is less frequent with […]

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  • This Rare Tongue Condition Often Looks Worse than it Actually is

    There are a few mouth conditions so rare most of us have never heard of them. Geographic tongue would fall into this category, affecting only one to three percent of the population. Even so, these irregular reddish patches resembling land masses on a map (hence the name) might be alarming at first glance—but they pose no danger […]

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  • Moderate Your Child’s Juice Drinking to Lower Tooth Decay Risk

    Along with daily brushing and flossing, limiting your child’s sugar consumption is an important way to prevent tooth decay. We all know the usual suspects: candy, sugar-added snacks and sodas. But there’s one category you may not at first think fits the profile—juices. But even natural juices with no added sugar can raise your child’s […]

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