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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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Get Back-To-School Ready With A Dental Check-Up

Back-To-School Ready Smiles It seems like summer break just started and we’re already getting ready for back to school. While you’re busy shopping for school supplies and clothes, remember to schedule a dentist appointment before that big first day. Once school is in full swing, it can be a lot more challenging to find the […]

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Dental Insurance vs. Dental Plans

Trying to understand dental insurance can be enough to put a frown on your face. So, let’s turn that frown upside down with a little help from The Smile Generation. What’s the difference between dental insurance vs. a dental savings plan? Dental Insurance Dental insurance is designed to a pay a portion of the costs […]

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Partnering Together For Good

Orange County Smile Generation®-Trusted Offices Partner with Chick-Fil-A, Air1 Radio to Benefit the Orange County Rescue Mission During the month of April 2017, Smile Generation®-trusted offices and Chick-fil-A locations in Orange County, California partnered with Air1 Radio to host a “Hope and Soap” drive which benefited the Orange County Rescue Mission (OCRM). We asked our […]

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Five Thoughts On Life After Oral Cancer

The best thing to be said about life after oral cancer is that yes, there is in fact life after oral cancer. If that describes you—congratulations! Now that the scary part is behind you, here are some questions and concerns you may have about making the most of your life after cancer surgery. Your cancer […]

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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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