Monthly Archives: September

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral and oralpharyngeal cancer is an aggressive form of cancer and must be identified and treated early for the best chances of survival. While most forms of cancer have decreased in incidents over the past eight years, oral cancer has experienced an increase. Because it is often diagnosed late,

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Women and their Oral Health

Women have different oral health concerns than men. Most of these differences are due to changes in hormones throughout the month and throughout our lives. But don’t worry, good home care, regular dental visits and a healthy diet can combat most of these problems, leaving us with healthy mouths and bodies. Menstrual Cycle During ovulation

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February is Heart Health Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. February Heart Health Month, and is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked? Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced

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Presidential Smile Secrets!

In honor of Presidents Day on Monday February 18th, we’re revealing smile secrets of just a few of our Command-in-Chief’s: George Washington At the time of inauguration, Washington has one natural tooth. Throughout his life, Washington wore various dentures, some even made from human teeth, which was common at the time. Until Washington died, it

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Winter Oral Health Tips

We all know winter is cold and flu season. However, winter can also negatively impact your oral health. We’ve listed some tips for maintaining a healthy smile this winter. Stay Hydrated Less humidity combined with indoor heating systems that blow dry air can dehydrate your body. While the cold weather may not make you particularly

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