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Oral Health

The Mouth-Body Connection™: a path to oral and overall health care

Research has shown that more than 120 systemic diseases originate in the mouth. But did you know many Smile Generation®-trusted offices are using a cutting-edge technology that can help patients identify their risk for these diseases?

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Halloween Candy and Kids’ Oral Health

What is more paradoxical than Halloween candy and your children’s oral health? We brought in a Smile Generation®-trusted Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Isabel Simpson at Every Kids Dentist & Orthodontics in Surprise, AZ to shed some light on the dilemma candy brings to our teeth and offer the best options.

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Falling Into Season With Healthy Fall Recipes

Whether you are starting to see the leaves change color, feel the air getting crisper or notice the influx of football games on your television – it’s a clear sign that fall has arrived!

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On The Way to Healthy Gums

September is National Gum Care Month When you think about your oral health, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe a perfectly straight, pearly white, and cavity-free smile? But what about your gums? A rather shocking 64 million adults (47%) in the U.S have gum disease, and don’t even know since it’s […]

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How Sugar Affects Your Teeth

How Sugar Affects Your Teeth

You know that daily brushing and flossing are key to good oral hygiene. But did you know your diet plays a strong role, too? Starting with the positive side, foods can have a good effect on your diet. Vegetables often require more chewing, which stimulates saliva production and helps neutralize acid in the mouth. And […]

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Healthy Foods For Healthy Smiles

Healthy Foods For Healthy Smiles

It bears repeating often—which is why we repeat it often—that flossing, brushing twice a day, and regular dental checkups are essential to good oral hygiene. Did you know your diet plays an important role, too? Check out the list below. These are regular, everyday foods that you probably already have at home. If not—do your […]

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Dental Assistants: Patient focused with Passion and Purpose

Celebrate the Dental Assistant?

As a patient, when you go to the dental office, do you ever think to yourself who is that person taking my x-rays that is at my side throughout most of my dental visit? What do you call them? A nurse, technician, or helper. Maybe you haven’t ever thought about it because they are just […]

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How To Prevent The Most Common Dental Problem For Kids

How To Prevent The Most Common Dental Problem For Kids

Tooth decay has the dubious distinction of being the #1 chronic childhood illness in America. According to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation®,  one in five children go without dental care and more than 40% of children have cavities by the time they reach kindergarten. Beyond the immediate health concerns this represents, kids with poor […]

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Good Dental Habits For Kids You Should Already Know

Good Dental Habits For Kids You Should Already Know

In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 19 percent of kids between the ages of 2 and 19 have untreated cavities. It’s up to parents to help kids learn good oral hygiene habits early in order to enjoy a healthier smile. Here are some of […]

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Are dental benefits really worth the investment during the holidays?

Are dental benefits really worth the investment during the holidays?

The end of the year is literally days away, and amidst the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping and gatherings, scheduling a dentist appointment may not be at the top of your to-do list. Here’s why it should be. Two words: Dental Benefits. Did you know millions of dollars in dental benefits go unused every […]

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