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Help Your Whitening Results Last Longer

A beautiful smile is a wonderful accessory to wear for any occasion. A bright, healthy smile is something that everyone notices and many people seek after. Teeth whitening is the most sought-after cosmetic dental treatment, with millions of Americans visiting the dentist to whiten their teeth each year.
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Your Teeth and Your Dietary Choices

For the past three decades, we’ve all heard how important our dietary choices are for a healthy weight. We’ve been told to count calories, exercise more, and lay off the carbs for a healthy lifestyle. Yet, while the focus has been on how diet impacts your weight, there are more aspects of a healthy lifestyle than just the numbers on the scale.
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Smoking and Your Oral Health

Unlike popular movies and TV shows in the 1940s, people today know that smoking is detrimental to their health. Millions of people worldwide have died or suffered long-term negative health consequences from smoking and tobacco use. While the number of people who smoke in 2021 has dramatically declined, there are still many smoke-related deaths and diseases every year. While you may understand the harmful effects of smoking on your overall health, smoking also negatively affects your oral health.
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Allergy Season and Dry Mouth

Spring brings so much beauty to our world. Flowers are blooming, the grass is greening up, and trees are leafing out. Yet, with all of this beauty can come profound misery for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. If you’ve never given much thought to how allergy season can affect your oral health, keep reading to learn more.
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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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