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The Link Between Oral Hygiene and Overall Health

You may think of brushing and flossing as personal grooming habits that should be observed daily to keep your teeth looking clean and keep bad breath from developing. However, your oral hygiene routine can have a significant impact on your heart and lung health....

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Choosing Tooth-Friendly Snacks for Your Kids

All parents worry about their kids. We worry about their health, their education, their friends, their choice in music, the food they eat, and the food they don’t. The list is endless. One thing we shouldn’t have to worry about is how snacking is affecting their oral...

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

The season of pumpkin spice has passed and the Christmas carols are upon us. The Holidays of 2020 might look very different--if there are elementary school music programs, the little angel voices will be muffled behind masks, online shopping will be more popular, and...

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Thanksgiving and Your Teeth

November is a month of gratitude. It drums up images of Pilgrims and Native Americans sitting together at a table that is groaning under a bounty of harvest. The pilgrim hats have fallen out of style, but there are plenty of groaning tables and full bellies when...

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Thumbsucking Might Not be the Villain You Imagined

Sucking thumbs starts early. The sucking instinct is a powerful one, essential for eating and survival. And it starts early, even before birth. Sometimes a baby will find their thumb and suck away while floating around in amniotic fluid and getting ready for entry to...

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