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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Need a little “brush-up” on brushing and home care?

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Check out this informative video from the ADA.   Brushing your teeth is an important part of your dental care routine. For a healthy mouth and smile the ADA recommends you: Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth allowing you to reach all areas easily. Replace your toothbrush every three or four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed. A worn toothbrush won’t do a...

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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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