Category Archives: Oral Hygiene

Mouth-Healthy Eating

If you want to prevent cavities, how often you eat can be just as important as what you eat. That’s because food affects your teeth and mouth long after you swallow. Eating cookies with dinner will do less harm to … Continue reading

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Smart Snacks for Healthy Teeth

What’s wrong with sugary snacks, anyway? Sugary snacks taste so good — but they aren’t so good for your teeth or your body. The candies, cakes, cookies and other sugary foods that kids love to eat between meals can cause … Continue reading

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Soda or Pop? It’s Teeth Trouble by Any Name

It’s called “pop” in the Midwest and most of Canada. It’s “soda” in the Northeast. And it goes by a well-known brand name in much of the South. People across North America use different words to identify a sugary, carbonated … Continue reading

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Nutrition

What is Proper Nutrition? Proper nutrition means eating a balanced diet so your body can get the nutrients needed for good health. Every day, your body renews itself, building new muscle, bone, skin and blood. The foods you eat provide … Continue reading

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Oral Health and Overall Health: Why a Healthy Mouth is Good for Your Body

Although the eyes may be the window to the soul, your mouth is a window to your body’s health. The state of your oral health can offer lots of clues about your overall health. Oral health and overall health are … Continue reading

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Family Guide to Oral Health

By following the information in this guide, you and your family can have healthy teeth and gums to last a lifetime. As a parent, you can work with your children to help them understand why good oral care is important … Continue reading

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8 Steps to Dental Health

It takes more than just brushing. OK, so you know about brushing and flossing. But there are other steps you should take if you want to keep your teeth for a lifetime. Some people assume they will lose their teeth … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Your Teeth

Teeth for a Lifetime Thanks to better at-home care and in-office dental treatments, more people are keeping their teeth throughout their lives. Some diseases and conditions can make dental disease and tooth loss more likely. But most of us have … Continue reading

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What is Good Oral Hygiene?

What is Good Oral Hygiene? Good oral hygiene results in a mouth that looks and smells healthy. This means: Your teeth are clean and free of debris Gums are pink and do not hurt or bleed when you brush or … Continue reading

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