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Oral Health Care in Guatemala

  Smile Generation®-trusted offices are committed to providing oral health care to people across the world. In April 2018, a group of eight volunteers partnered with the Pacific Dental Services® Foundation’s Dental Clinic to serve members of rural communities in Xenacoj, Guatemala. Over three days, over 125 people traveled rugged terrain—some for nearly two hours—to […]

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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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Fun Facts About Teeth – History of Dentistry

Since National Dentist Day is March 6, we thought we would take a look back at the history of dentistry this month. Dentistry may seem like a modern profession, but fossils and historical writings show that dentists have been around for a long, long time. There is even an ancient Egyptian manuscript that talks about […]

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Move over Valentine’s Day. February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month!

There’s more to this month than flowers, love notes and chocolates. February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month! To celebrate, we’re going to talk about the importance of kid’s dental health today.

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February is Heart Health Month!

Did you know February is Heart Health Month? Reason #1 that’s important: one in four people die of heart disease in the U.S. every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Reason #2 that’s important: studies show 84% of people with cardiovascular disease also have gum (periodontal) disease.  

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Do You Know How Much Sugar Is In Your Kids’ Foods?

Healthy resolutions abound in the new year! This year, make oral health in your family a priority by not only by brushing and flossing regularly, but by making healthy snack choices for yourself and your kids. Healthier options are not only better for your overall health but also your oral health. The chart below shows […]

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Avoiding Holiday Mishaps

Avoiding Holiday Dental Mishaps

Lots of factors could lead up to a dental mishap. Smile Generation-trusted dentist, Dr. Beatriz Springer from Keller Modern Dentistry in Fort Worth, Texas shares some insights on what could contribute to a dental emergency around the holiday season and a preventative approach to caring for your smile.

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411 on Dental Benefits

The 411 on Dental Benefits With & Without Insurance

The end of the year is just 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 year? […]

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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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