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Kids & Teeth

Dentists are treating the grandchildren of Baby Boomers—lots and lots of ‘em! And the new generation can expect entirely different dental experiences than grandpa and grandma remember. Super Cool! Baby teeth do grown-up duty Primary teeth work hard. Those 20 teeth pave the way for permanent teeth. If they’re lost […]

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Healthy Gums, Healthy You        

Women are at higher risk for gum disease than men… Fighting periodontal (gum) disease through meticulous daily hygiene and regular dental appointments is brilliant. You preserve your beautiful smile and sweet breath, maintain the health of your teeth and gums, and protect your overall health in the bargain! Periodontal disease—a […]

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Psst—Secret Sugar  

…lurks in every pantry. Your sugar bowl sits on the table, and you lift its lid only to sweeten your morning coffee. You deserve a medal for exemplary nutritional behavior! Are you sure? Most folks eat more sugar than they realize—150 pounds per year average. That’s 6 ounces—3/4 of a […]

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Atomic Habits: Big Changes Start Small

Atomic habits are one great way to make changes in your life. One atomic habit that takes less than 5 minutes but will help you to look younger, make you more attractive and improve your health? Brushing and flossing your teeth. Find out more about James Clear Atomic Habits here.

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White Spots on Teeth? What to do.        

There are several possible causes for white spots on teeth: consuming too much fluoride as a child (dental fluorosis), improperly formed enamel (enamel hypoplasia), poor dental hygiene, and eating too many acidic or sugary foods. Here are ways to combat those spots. Enamel microabrasion Teeth whitening or bleaching Dental veneers […]

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Calcium Helps Gums Too  

You probably already know calcium intake is essential for strong bones. In fact, along with Vitamin D and phosphorus, calcium strengthens teeth and help gums resist periodontal disease. Calcium plays a role in making jaw bones healthy and strong and hold the teeth in place. However, calcium needs phosphorus to maximise its bone […]

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Tis The Season—Maximum Benefits, Maximum Dentistry 

Part of your holiday plans should be dentistry. Sounds like an odd mix, decorations and dental work. But for our insured patients, this is the season ripe for getting the most out of benefits. For plans that impose a new out-of-pocket deductible with the new calendar year, use what benefits […]

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Take Fitness With You When Traveling   

A business trip? Vacation to a distant location? Many travelers assume it would be difficult—if not impossible—to fit in healthy exercise while away from home or the gym. But that’s not true at all—it only takes a little creativity. Traveling by car? Don’t get stuck behind the wheel for hours on […]

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Diseases and Dental Hygiene

Most of us know that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and halitosis (bad breath). But did you know that not brushing your teeth might have more serious consequences? The following have been linked to gingivitis—where the tissue around the teeth becomes inflamed—and periodontitis, the inflammatory disease […]

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