Archive for October 2016

Five Ways to Scare Away Tooth Decay this Halloween

Five Ways to Scare Away Tooth Decay this Halloween

Who doesn’t love indulging in all that Halloween candy after an exciting night of trick-or-treating?

The frightening truth is that too much sugar can come back to haunt you in the form of tooth decay, long after the jack-o-lantern has left the front porch.

Here are five secrets for ghosts and goblins of all ages to enjoy a few spooky treats and keep that smile sparkling.

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Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Do you have trouble with snoring or staying asleep at night? Do you feel tired during the day even after a full night’s sleep?

If so, you may be one of about 12 million Americans with sleep apnea.

But how do you know if you’re one of them? Here are some of the most commonly reported symptoms of sleep apnea.

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Three Tips for Preventative Dental Care

Three Tips for Preventative Dental Care

Approximately 80% of all Americans have had at least one cavity by age 34. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dental caries affect all ages. About 20% of children from 5 to 11 have untreated tooth decay, along with 13% of teens and 27% of adults.

What can be done to avoid the pain, discomfort and financial cost associated with tooth decay and gum disease? The American Dental Association says that quality preventative dental care is the key to achieving good oral health for both children and adults.

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What Is the Correct Way to Brush Your Teeth?

What Is the Correct Way to Brush Your Teeth?

You already know that brushing your teeth is important for reducing risk of tooth decay and gum disease. It also helps to whiten teeth. But did you know that brushing your teeth correctly is just as important as brushing in the first place?

What is the correct way to brush your teeth? Here are four important habits to help you out when brushing your teeth.

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