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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know the signs of oral cancer?

According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, almost 50,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The good news is there is an 80-90% survival rate when diagnosed and treated early. To help make sure as many people as possible get that early diagnosis, the month of April has been designated […]

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Nibble, nibble! It’s National Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month, and we think it’s a great time to start eating rich—as in eating foods that are rich in vitamins, nutrients and all things good for the smiles in your family. Of course, the trick is often finding foods that are healthy that your family will love. If you have a […]

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February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month—or American Heart Health Month, depending on whether you’re talking to The Heart Foundation or The American Heart Association. Whatever you prefer to call it, the point is clear. Heart Health Month 2017 is here and it’s a good time to take a look at your ticker and make some healthy […]

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month. (No, this is not a trick!)

Tips to Make Your Halloween Happy and Healthy October is known for more than just Halloween. It’s also National Dental Hygiene Month. Does that seem ironic? In fact, with all the treats that will be consumed, we think the timing is perfect! Here are a few tips to help make Halloween healthier and safe for […]

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Orthodontics For Adults

Orthodontics for adults is a trend you’ve probably noticed in recent years. In fact, one in five orthodontic patients today is over the age of 21. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that more than 1.2 million adults in the U.S. received orthodontic treatment in 2012, the most recent numbers available from the American Association […]

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Fluoride Facts

Fluoride Facts Every Family Should Know

Why is fluoride so important for your family’s smile? Simple. It fights tooth decay. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that one in five people have untreated tooth decay which can lead to pain, infection and ultimately to problems speaking, eating, working and playing.1 Most people already know fluoride is good for […]

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Time To Get In The Know On Oral Cancer.

When it comes to your health, ignorance is never bliss. And with oral cancer, one point that’s crucial to be clear on is this: regular dental checkups that include oral cancer screenings can help prevent a disease that’s easily treatable yet otherwise deadly. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the occasion, here […]

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March is National Nutrition Month®. Do you know where your vitamins are?

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Savor the flavor of eating right.” The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors the campaign every year to focus attention on the importance of developing good eating habits and making informed food choices. Take time to think about some healthy, tasty meal options and use […]

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Secrets to Proper Flossing

Flossing tips from Crest® + Oral-B® & The Smile Generation®, providing healthy smiles Gum disease begins at the gum line and between teeth. Daily flossing is an important part of your oral health care routine to help remove the plaque from these areas where a toothbrush does not completely reach. And even though twice-daily tooth brushing is […]

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Smile Generation®-Trusted Dentists and Members Travel to Fiji to Serve Those in Need

On July 26, 2013, members and trusted dentists of The Smile Generation® embarked on a trip to the Mission at Natuvu Creek in Fiji to provide free dentistry to those in need. The Mission is located on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island. Altogether, The Smile Generation-trusted clinicians helped nearly 170 children […]

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