What does heart health have to do with oral health? Evidence suggests… a lot! Science has found two very distinct links between a person’s oral health and heart health. Signs of heart disease may be noticeable in a person’s gum tissue, and someone with gum disease has a higher risk of developing heart disease. Heart…

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For those looking for COVID-19 Vaccines…  Here’s a list of websites where you can book it!  Rite AidWegmansGiant (Can only try 6 zip codes before being declined)WeisWalgreensShopRiteAcmeEric’s RX

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If you’re trying to be teeth-conscious and prevent cavities this Valentine’s Day, there are a few things you can keep in mind. Not all candies are created equal and taking care of your teeth doesn’t mean you have to eliminate anything sweet. You just need to be informed so you can make healthy choices for yourself and…

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It’s National Toothache Day.  No, we aren’t celebrating them… today is a day to learn how to prevent them and how best to make them go away quickly! Toothaches aren’t always serious, but they are most often a sign that something is wrong with your teeth or gums. Symptoms include: Pain or sensitivity in or…

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If you’re asking yourself, why does gum disease need an entire month of awareness. The answer is quite easy. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is the most common disease in America. More common than cancer, diabetes, arthritis or heart disease with 85% of US adults suffering from some degree of gum disease. And 40%…

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Diabetes can cause serious problems in your mouth. You can do something about it. If you have diabetes, make sure you take care of your mouth. People with diabetes are at risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease can damage the gum and bone that hold your teeth in place and may…

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Helping your child brush their teeth and establishing good habits now can set them up for a lifetime of good oral health. Teaching your child good oral hygiene habits can be trying, but it’s one thing your child will carry with them for the rest of their lives. Here are some ideas to help even…

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Caring for your mouth while you’re pregnant is one of the most important things you can do to help keep you and your baby healthy. Pregnancy and the promise of the pitter-patter of little feet and long afternoon snuggles with your newborn is an exciting time for any parent-to-be, but it is also a stressful…

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Vitamin D is a key player in bone growth and metabolism as it promotes the intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphorous. Additionally, vitamin D is vital for the health of the brain, cardiovascular system, respiratory tract, skin, and the immune and endocrine systems.  It also plays an important role in the dental field in the…

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A tour of your mouth can provide clues to your overall health. Pick up a mirror and put on your biggest grin. Does your smile telegraph gorgeous health and vitality? Or is it revealing troubles underneath? Turns out beauty and health really are inseparable — especially when it comes to your chops.  Here’s what you…

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