If you’re going to a barbeque on July 4, you can enjoy the holiday while protecting your teeth. Below, we’ll tell you which foods and drinks will help strengthen your teeth while you celebrate your freedoms. Healthy Drink Choices for the 4th of July Water – Water is the best choice for your Independence Day drink.…

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Easter and Halloween are the two biggest holidays that focus on candy and sweets. The sugary treats can wreak havoc on your teeth, especially candies such as Jellybeans and sticky candy that sticks in the crevices of tiny teeth.  There are alternative ways to celebrate the holiday without going too wild on sugary candy that…

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Morning sickness, swollen feet, insomnia… there are plenty of not-so-pleasant symptoms you might experience during pregnancy. But did you know that bleeding gums can also be one of them? Pregnancy increases the risk of periodontal (gum) disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). About 60 to 75% of pregnant people have gingivitis,…

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‘Tis the season for cold weather, and your teeth are sensitive. This happens to many people in winter, but what is the cause? Do cold temperatures affect your teeth? Yes, they can! If you want to know more about cold weather and tooth sensitivity, here is what we want you to know. Cold Weather and…

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Here are our top 10 oral hygiene tips to help you improve your oral health and achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles.   1. Brush Twice a Day   Brushing your teeth for a full two minutes, twice a day, can make a significant difference in your oral health. While this may be a well-established routine for…

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While everyone’s recipes may vary, many of the main dishes served on Thanksgiving remain the same. Learn which ones are especially good for your oral health and how to take better care of your teeth year-long! 1. Turkey The main dish that sits on (just about) every dining table on Thanksgiving plays a huge role…

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Hormones play a vital role in our bodies, influencing various systems, including oral health. Women experience numerous hormonal changes throughout their lives, and these fluctuations can significantly impact the mouth. This blog post will dive into how women’s hormones affect oral health during different life stages and how to keep your mouth healthy through it…

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High blood pressure affects gum health, leading to an unexpected impact on our smiles. High blood pressure is a widespread health issue affecting millions worldwide. While typically attributed to factors like diet and exercise, a recent study published in the Journal of Advanced Research (January 2023) reveals an intriguing connection between high blood pressure and gum health. Gingivitis,…

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Over 37 million Americans are currently living with diabetes. Every year, approximately 1.5 million people are diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and 14% of new diagnoses are people under 20 years old. This chronic metabolic disorder leads to high blood sugar levels due to inadequate or impaired insulin production. Besides its impact…

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Did you know that over 47% of Americans struggle with gum disease annually?  September is National Gum Care Month.  Good oral health care is important every month of the year, but we hope this month you will take a bit of time to check on the health of your family so you can avoid experiencing…

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