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It’s Easy To Eat Healthier. Just Put The Pastry Down!

Just in case those New Year’s Resolutions have started to fade, National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to get back on the bandwagon and renew your commitment to eat healthier! For most people, all the conflicting advice on diet and nutrition can be overwhelming. Here are a few thoughts that may be familiar, but […]

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March is National Nutrition Month®. Do you know where your vitamins are?

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Savor the flavor of eating right.” The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors the campaign every year to focus attention on the importance of developing good eating habits and making informed food choices. Take time to think about some healthy, tasty meal options and use […]

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Healthier Lunches for Picky Eaters

Sandwiches and Snacks that are tooth-friendly and tummy-filling Yes, it’s possible: terrific tasting snacks and sandwiches that are actually both tooth-friendly and tummy-filling. Here are some of our favorites to make your kid’s lunchbox the envy of everyone in the school cafeteria! Bonus points worth noting for busy parents of picky kids—they’re not just healthy […]

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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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Gum Disease Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attacks

Gum disease affects many Americans, yet the majority of us don’t even know we’re affected. Find out how the health of your gums plays a large role in your heart health and read on for heart-healthy tips.     February is American Heart Month. So, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day and give out symbolic hearts […]

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Pregnant at the Dentist: Which Procedures are Safe?

One of the greatest joys about being a woman is impending motherhood. Although pregnancy can be a blessing, it also comes with its share of fears and concerns like whether or not it’s safe to go to the dentist.   Pregnancy is not a reason to avoid the dentist. Smile Generation®-trusted dentists around the nation are experts […]

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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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A Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner Makes for Happy Smiles

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year! Food, family, friends, and more food…I mean, what more could you want? by Darci Bos of darci ann bakes This year, I have decided to create a healthier version of some of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes. On the table for our “Healthy Thanksgiving Meal” will […]

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6 Signs that Gum Disease is Affecting Your Health!

What is your mouth telling you? Women’s health and the warning signs for gum disease. You brush. You floss. You’re practically the poster child for perfect dental hygiene. But you could still end up with gum disease—and that’s not good. Also known as periodontal disease, it’s basically a bacterial infection beneath the gum line that can affect […]

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