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Menopause Can Affect Your Oral Health – Here’s Why

The connection between menopause and an increased risk for gum disease, heart disease and even oral cancer. Menstruation and childbirth are uncomfortable, yet joyful realities of womanhood. The coming of age for a woman is defined by her first monthly flow or “period” and signifies that she is now ready for future motherhood. There is, […]

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How to Save on Medical & Dental Treatment Costs With or Without Insurance

Learn why you should enroll into either an FSA or HSA account and discover other financial options that are available even if you don’t have insurance. By investing into any or all of these options, you can get access to the dental treatment you need without having to sacrifice your holiday budget! The holidays are […]

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The Alarming Effects of Gum Disease on Women’s Health

by Jaclyn Taroc The Alarming Effects of Gum Disease on Women’s Health Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a serious bacterial infection beneath the gum line that cannot be brushed or flossed away. Warning signs of gum disease can include: gums that bleed during brushing or flossing; red, swollen or tender gums; gums […]

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Tooth Truths about the Tooth Fairy

Learn the origins of the Tooth Fairy and just how much the average American baby tooth is worth according to today’s parents.  by Jaclyn Taroc The mystery of the origin of the tooth fairy has baffled many Americans for years. Even the American Dental Association was once at a loss as to where the Tooth […]

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World No Tobacco Day 2014

The World Health Organization (WHO) has dedicated May 31, 2014 as World No Tobacco Day to raise awareness regarding the effects of tobacco. What exactly is Tobacco? Tobacco is a green, leafy plant that is grown in warm climates. After the plant is picked and dried up, it can be smoked, chewed (called smokeless tobacco or […]

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The True Cost of Crowns: CEREC® CAD/CAM Versus Traditional Metal

Beautiful, durable, permanent and convenient, CEREC CAD/CAM crowns and fillings are fast-gaining popularity over metal. Thinking of getting a crown? Smile Generation®-trusted dentists have performed more CEREC CAD/CAM same-day crowns than anyone else in the world*. USA TODAY recently posted an article about CEREC (pronounced se-rick)  CAD/CAM crowns that positively sheds light on how the technology […]

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Autism at the Dentist: Treating Your Special Needs Child

Smile Generation®-trusted dentist Dr. Jacob Dent of Sugar Land Modern Dentistry and Orthodontics explains how a trip to the dentist can be a great experience for patients with special needs on the autism spectrum. Where can I find a dentist that can treat my special needs child? Smile Generation®-trusted dentists know the facts, and realize […]

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Why an Endodontist is the Right Choice for Root Canal Treatments

Painless modern-day root canal treatments and why an endodontist is the right specialist for the job Contributed by: Hamid Abedi DDS, MS According to an American Association of Endodontists (AAE) poll, 70 percent of patients rank the root canal treatment as the dental procedure they fear most. For many, a root canal is scarier than […]

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Child Athlete Safety: Custom-Fitted Mouthguards

Not only can a mouthguard save your child’s smile, it can help save you thousands of dollars in the long run should a dental catastrophe occur. According to USA Today and additional sources, there are 35 million kids between the ages of 5-18 who play organized sports each year. That’s an impressive number, and The […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Smile Generation®-trusted dentist Dr. Nicole Smith of The Dental Office on Red Hill explains how a trip to the dentist could be lifesaving thanks to an oral cancer screening!  Oral Cancer Facts Approximately 43,000 people in the United States will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year, with 1 person dying from oral cancer every hour. […]

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