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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 Blue Dot Project for Postpartum Depression

Smile Generation®-trusted dental offices are home to moms, dads, aunts, uncles – people just like you. Smile Generation team members and trusted dentists have families and lives outside of the dental office. And they fight the same issues that you do. That is why postpartum depression and anxiety is so important to me. It is […]

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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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Stop Thumb Sucking Before it Causes a Trip to the Dentist for Your Child

Reasons why your child should avoid thumb sucking and ways to stop the habit once and for all, from The Smile Generation® Does your child suck his or her thumb? If the answer is yes, then read on as this information could affect your child and your finances in the near future. As parents, we […]

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National Children’s Dental Health Month Contest – Show Us How You Brush!

The Smile Generation® & Crest® + Oral-B® launch #ShowUsHowYouBrush Contest for National Children’s Dental Health Month National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is observed every February around the world, and is sponsored by the American Dental Association® (ADA) and their public oral hygiene resource – Mouth Healthy™. The impetus behind NCDHM is the goal of early adoption […]

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Uncovering the Roots Behind National Toothache Day & Common Causes for Toothaches

Did you know that National Toothache Day is a real holiday? “Celebrated” every February 9, National Toothache Day shares the same day as the founding of Hershey Chocolate Corporation in the year 1894. The Feast of Saint Apollonia, the Christian patroness of dentistry, is also celebrated February 9.  Coincidence perhaps? Whatever the reason is behind the creation of […]

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Dentist Explains How To Ease Dental Appointment Anxiety In Children

A question was posed to us recently on Twitter: “How do Smile Generation®-trusted dentists ease anxiety in younger patients?”. This issue is certainly not unique to this individual alone. There are many of us who suffer from crippling anxiety when the topic of visiting the dentist comes up. We asked one of the best we know, Dr. […]

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Importance of Dental Health During Pregnancy

Oral health is known to be a significant contributor to general health. Periodontal (gum) disease has been previously shown to affect other systems in the human body. Pregnancy brings about a greater importance on ensuring good oral health, as the individual is caring for the general health of multiple people. Mothers must take care to […]

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A Healthier Thanksgiving Is A Happier Thanksgiving – Recipes For Your Family Holiday

Enjoy these healthier, delicious alternative recipes to your favorite Thanksgiving sides and desserts. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if your mind is spinning with gazillions of recipe options, don’t worry. We at The Smile Generation® have done our research, and we’re including here all the necessary makings of a healthy, but tasty Thanksgiving […]

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