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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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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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Why Avoid Energy And Sports Drinks? (Infographic)

It’s no surprise that sugary drinks aren’t good for your health. What may be surprising, however, is just how much sugar is in those supposedly healthy beverages. Sports drinks that promise to replenish electrolytes after a hard workout often contain 6-8 teaspoons of sugar per serving. Energy drinks are even worse, often with as much […]

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Can Red Wine Help Fight Oral Cancer

Can Red Wine Help Prevent Oral Cancer?

Does red wine help fight and prevent oral cancer? Maybe. A recent blog post on The Huffington Post references a 2011 research that a substance called resveratrol—an anti-oxidant found in red grapes, wine, peanuts, plums and other plants—can make tumor cells more sensitive to chemotherapy. According to Subash D. Gupta, Ph.D. and his colleagues, cancer cells […]

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How Alcohol Increase Your Risk For Oral Cancer

How Alcohol Increase Your Risk For Oral Cancer

  A recent study indicated heavy drinking has increased more than 17 percent in many parts of the U.S. since 2005, with rates rising faster among women. So in honoring Oral Cancer Awareness Month this year, we compiled a few commonly asked questions to help explain the connection between alcohol and oral cancer. What evidence […]

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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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Avoid Sugary Treats to Prevent Tooth Decay

A little knowledge can go a long way in fighting tooth decay. Ever wonder exactly how much sugar is in some of your kid’s favorite summertime treats? In the interest of promoting healthy teeth, we made a helpful chart! Find a pediatric dentist near you. For Arizona or Georgia, visit Every Kid’s Dentist. *Information on […]

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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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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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