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July 18th: Dental Awareness Day

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Being Aware of Proper Dental Care Can Lead to Countless Benefits Throughout the year, there are countless days on the calendar that are set up in celebration of or in awareness of certain causes and traditions. For those in the world of dentistry, July 18th marks Dental Awareness Day. This is a time for dentists, oral hygienists, and others in …

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How Smoking Affects Your Mouth

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Smoking’s Effect On Your Mouth Should Not Be Overlooked Smoking’s effect in developing cardiovascular disease and lung cancer has become well documented over the years. However, how smoking affects your mouth is a much less talked about issue, yet one that is just as serious. The effect smoking has on your mouth has become an increasingly popular topic over the …

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What Causes Chronic Bad Breath?

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Halitosis is the Medical Condition for Bad Breath Bad breath can be the cause of embarrassment and anxiety for many people. Our senses often get used to the scents coming from our bodies, so it can be hard for you to recognize if your breath does, in fact, smell bad. Sometimes the best way to tell if you have bad …

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Recognizing Oral Health Issues

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Your Oral Health is Connected to Your Overall Health Taking care of your oral hygiene and health should be a regular part of anyone’s daily routine. Many people do not truly grasp how important maintaining your oral health truly is. The health of your mouth plays an essential role in your overall health and well-being. If you don’t take the …

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Preventing Oral Cancer

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Oral Cancer Can Drastically Affect Your Life When it comes to managing your oral health, the majority of people focus their attention on eliminating bad breath, improving the whiteness of their teeth, or preventing cavities. While all of these are important to focus on, they are not the only issues that need attention. Oral cancer is a very real and …

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The Importance of Flossing Your Teeth

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Many people underestimate the immense importance of oral care, and especially, flossing. Your oral care isn’t just about the health of your mouth, but the health of your entire body. Multiple studies have shown links between the two. Flossing seems to be a hassle, an extra to-do on their list, and when it doesn’t seem like a must, but it …

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How often should you replace your toothbrush? 

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You would be surprised at how often you really should be replacing your toothbrush or electric toothbrush head. While one of the most common unpracticed necessary oral care routines is flossing, second up is replacing one’s toothbrush. According to the American Dental Association (ADA) one should be replacing their toothbrush around every three months. However, some dentists will tell you, …

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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrush

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You’ve likely noticed that the oral hygiene aisle has changed at your local drugstore, featuring a wide range of fancy-looking electric toothbrushes and more. While many people have a hard time straying from their trusty manual toothbrush, the number of electric toothbrushes out there today make it a topic worth exploring. Brushing your teeth is an important part of everyday …