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Dental Emergency: A Broken Tooth

It is easy to put off a visit to the doctor or dentist when things are “going well.” You feel fine, you do not notice any concerns, and life is running smoothly. However, there are times when it is imperative for you to seek immediate attention. And, of course, it is always in your best interest to keep regular check-ups with your doctor and dentist to prevent catastrophes to your health.
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Is Tooth Pain Making You Cringe?

Tooth pain is something that should never be ignored. A toothache is an indicator that there is a severe problem going on inside your mouth. Tooth pain is a result of an infection or damage from inside the tooth. Pain associated with a toothache can be constant or intermittent, and factors such as temperature changes and pressure on the tooth while chewing can stimulate the pain.
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Water and Your Smile

You have probably heard many, many times that drinking water is important. Yet, do you know why? 60% of the human body is made up of water. For your bodily systems to function correctly, they need adequate hydration. Most people do not consume enough water each day. It is recommended that people drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day, but most people drink less than half of the recommendation.
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Stress Can Ruin More Than Just Your Mood

The stress of 2020 has been brutal, and it looks as though it will probably continue into 2021. Stress takes its toll on people in many different ways. Cases of mental illness have skyrocketed this year due to restrictions, lockdowns, and the loneliness that millions of people have suffered through. People have suffered in other areas as well from stress.
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Don't Waste Your Dental Coverage

No one likes to waste money. We all work hard to bring home a paycheck to support ourselves and our families, and throwing money away is just an insult to our hard work. As 2020 comes to an end, it is time to look at how your dental insurance has been used this year. One of the most overlooked financial areas where money is wasted each year is in dental insurance coverage.
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Early Dental Visits Are Important

So many things about being a parent require intentionality. From being prepared with extra diapers, wipes, and clothes in the diaper bag to making well visit checks with the pediatrician, parents have a lot to juggle. While it is easy to celebrate milestones that your baby reaches during her first year of life, one area that is often overlooked is oral health.
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Is Mask Mouth Ruining Your Oral Health?

One of the worst things is knowing that you have taken every precaution to avoid an unwanted outcome, yet it occurs despite your efforts. This is what many dental patients are experiencing throughout the United States in 2020. People with perfect dental records are visiting the dentist only to learn that they have cavities, gum recession, gingivitis, bad breath, or worse. So what is causing ideal dental patients to experience unwanted oral health concerns? Mask-wearing is putting millions of people’s oral health at risk.
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What Are Flossing Cavities?

Oral health has a significant impact on your life. Whether you know it or not, the health of your mouth is a huge indicator of the health of many other areas in your body. With that vital connection, it is important that you are aware of how well you clean your teeth.
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Your Teeth and Sugar

When it comes to sugar, there is no shortage of this ingredient in most American diets. Desserts, pastries, pre-packaged snacks, and sweetened beverages are available in almost any store you enter. While most people understand how high sugar contents in foods affect their weight, many people overlook how sugary beverages negatively affect their teeth.
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