How Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Quality of Life

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Thanks PopSugar!  I’m so glad this information is getting out to the general public! Gina Marcus For years doctors have suspected a link between a person’s oral and cardiovascular health. Now, there is evidence the connection might be greater than anyone ever imagined. A recent study showed those with gum disease had a much higher likelihood of also having a chronic condition, such as heart disease or diabetes. But even as doctors...

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8 Non-Dairy, Calcium-Rich Foods for Your Teeth

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For those who are dairy intolerant, vegan, etc. Here are some non-dairy options to get calcium in your diet to help strengthen your teeth and bones. Caring for your teeth means more than brushing and cleaning between them every day. It also means paying attention to the foods you eat. One of the most important nutrients for healthy teeth is calcium. Calcium strengthens the hard outer shell of your tooth called enamel, which is your teeth’s...

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How to Be Mindful Sitting in the Dentist Chair

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Many people are fearful of dental procedures. Whether it is the noise of the hand pieces or the trauma from a previous bad experience, it keep them from seeking regular dental care. Here are some tips that may help ease those fears. Meditation for Real Life By DAVID GELLES “When confronted with fear of the dentist chair, our minds run wild by conjuring the most terrifying experiences. By staying in the present moment, we can avoid conjuring...

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