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Clear Aligners – which ones are the best?

Technological breakthroughs, combined with increased consumer awareness, are driving an explosion in the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment, specifically clear aligners. Numerous online retailers have emerged in recent years offering low-priced DIY aligners, but patient satisfaction and results have been mixed. The good news is that now you can get the affordable clear aligners…

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Gum Disease Patients Nine Times More Likely to Die of COVID-19

In a study published in the online Journal of Clinical Periodontology, researchers found that COVID patients with gum disease were more likely to suffer serious medical complications, including being: 3.5 times more likely to be admitted to intensive care 4.5 times more likely to need a ventilator Nearly nine times more likely to die compared…

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How to Create Good Oral Health Habits for your Kids?

How to prevent tooth decay for your children Even though tooth decay is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases, it’s entirely preventable. How? Tooth decay is preventable with proper oral hygiene. The earlier your child starts to practice good oral hygiene, the faster they will acquire the habits of good oral health care.…

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Marijuana and Oral Health: What You Need to Know

Is smoking weed ruining your teeth? With many states legalizing marijuana either for medicinal or recreational purposes (or both), it won’t be long before researchers will be able to conduct comprehensive studies on the impact of cannabis use on our overall well-being including oral health for the growing number of people using it. For years,…

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Why is Vaping Bad for Your Teeth?

Vaping e-cigarettes has long term effects on your teeth and overall oral health. Visit your dentists to make sure you maintain your oral health. You’ve probably seen the headlines about vaping. There have been serious heart and respiratory issues-and even deaths-that are believed to be caused by vaping. E-cigarettes, one form of vaping, were originally…

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What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

Photo by Michael Browning on Unsplash April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with the disease this year. While the thought of being diagnosed with an aggressive disease like cancer can feel scary, the good news is that with early detection, this is 90% curable.…

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How Your Kids’ Allergies Impact Their Oral Health

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash Spring has sprung! The changing of seasons is an exciting time, for sure, but that doesn’t mean it comes without its challenges. Have you noticed any sneezing, sniffling or itchy red eyes from any of your kiddos? It could be springtime allergies, and they could affect their long-term development.…

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Overeating And Your Oral Health

Photo by Lawrson Pinson on Unsplash Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Also known as the Feast of the Patron Saint, this holiday will be celebrated in Ireland and around the world by thousands with food, drink and merriment in the form of music and dancing. St. Patrick’s Day menus will typically feature comfort foods such as…

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Why You Need to Make Sunscreen Your Business This Summer

What’s not to love about summer? The days are long, the weather is downright gorgeous, and there is plenty of sunshine full of vitamin D to go around. Whether your summer plans take you to the top of a mountain or lakeside, you’ll likely be getting your fair share of sun which is why we…

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What Brushing Your Teeth Has to Do With Heart Disease

Ever had a canker sore while on your period? You probably didn’t think it was related, but your body’s increased production of estrogen likely caused the soreness in your mouth. Often, what’s happening in our bodies is related, so in honor of National Women’s Health Week, we’re sharing some unknown (but important) connections between oral…

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