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Land of Smiles

I loved how engaged the children were and still coming into the nurse’s office at school and talking about the Land of Smiles performance, how funny the characters were, and asked when you all are coming back! I have had...

4.17.14 - Healthy Lunch Ideas

Healthy Lunch Ideas

Admit it, you’ve tried to justify candy as a reasonable lunch choice once or twice. You may have even raided the vending machine for a meal of potato chips at some point. We’ve all been there, but you can do...

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Dentists Can Spot First Signs of Trouble

Your overall health can affect your oral health, and your dentist may be the first to spot signs of trouble. More than 120 diseases present symptoms in the mouth, and your dentist is specially trained to identify potential health issues....

4.8.14 – Protect Your Teeth

Protect Your Teeth from Alcohol

A few drinks with friends can be fun, but you may be doing your teeth a disservice without even realizing it. Drinking too much alcohol can lead to a host of health problems and increases your risk or oral cancer....

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Tobacco and Teens: A Deadly Combination

Do you know if your teen is smoking or chewing tobacco? According to a 2013 study in Pediatrics, nearly six percent of students from grades 6 through 12 use smokeless tobacco. About 72 percent of those students also said they...

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Make Someone Smile Today: 20 Ideas

A joke, a kind word, even a smile of your own can bring a grin to someone’s face. Since smiling has been proven to extend life and improve moods, why not share that gift with someone else today. To get...

3.25 Your Child’s Oral Health Fight Against Diabetes

Your Child’s Oral Health Fight Against Diabetes

As a parent, you’re already accustomed to caring for and keeping your child safe from outside elements. It’s this protective nature that leads parents to feel responsible for their children’s health. When your child is fighting a disease, the fight...

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Toss the Tobacco to Save Your Teeth

Tobacco, the main ingredient in cigarettes, cigars, pipe smoking, chewing tobacco and smokeless tobacco products can cause severe problems to your health, including the health of your mouth. Dental damage Tobacco products cause a mouthful of problems. Cigarettes, as well...

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Tough Teeth No Match for Tooth Grinding

If you’ve ever woken up with a sore jaw, you know just how painful a problem like tooth grinding can be. It’s not just an annoying habit; it’s a disorder complete with a fancy name — bruxism. This disorder causes...