May 3rd, 2016
Re-Think Your Drink

Calling all athletes and sports drink lovers! It’s known that young adults consume sports drinks assuming that they will improve their sports performance and energy levels. And, most people think that sports drinks are healthier than soda. But, you might want to re-think your drink, as sports drinks are equivalent to bathing your teeth in acid and sugar. Sports drinks are considerably… Read more »

April 29th, 2016
Two is the Magic Number

Did you know you can save yourself A LOT of money and hassle if you brush your teeth for only two minutes twice a day? Sure, when you get brushing, two minutes feels like a long time. But in reality, it’s not. And those four minutes of preventive care each day can help prevent complications in your mouth… Read more »

April 28th, 2016
Older Minnesotan’s Top the Oral Health Charts!

Let’s face it, the state of older Americans’ oral health (and health in general) is insecure. While the reasons for this adversity are complex, among the most prominent are the inability to access healthcare, a general decline of overall health, and lack of knowledge about dental insurance and/or health coverage. To address the conditions impacting… Read more »

April 21st, 2016
Diabetes and Oral Health- What’s the Connection?

If you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Why? Gum disease can make it harder to control your diabetes. So, what’s the connection? Research suggests that the relationship between gum disease and diabetes is a two-way street. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gum and bone. People with uncontrolled… Read more »

April 18th, 2016
Toothbrush Tips for You and Your Family

You brush your teeth every day. It’s a routine you probably could do in your sleep, right? But have you ever thought about keeping your toothbrush clean? You may defeat the purpose of brushing if your toothbrush isn’t clean. Researchers have found that our mouths are a harbor of hundreds of different types of microorganisms… Read more »

April 14th, 2016
Satisfy your Sweet Tooth!

Do you love cookies but don’t like feeling guilty about eating them? You can satisfy your sugar craving without the guilt with these healthy and delicious cookies! You only need 3 simple ingredients! 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 cup uncooked quick oats ¼ cup crushed walnuts or pecans Baking Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a cookie… Read more »

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