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Building a healthy plate this Thanksgiving
Even when enjoying festive foods and drinks, you can still care for your oral health. Here are some ideas for creating a balanced and nutritious plate this Thanksgiving.
Genetics & cavities
Genetics shape many things about you – including things that impact your oral health.
5 mistakes to avoid when flossing your teeth
Brushing our teeth does not remove build-up or bacteria between our teeth. We need floss to clean those hard-to-reach places. Avoid these mistakes to floss more effectively!
5 mistakes to avoid when brushing your teeth
Are you a toothbrushing expert? Let's find out! Take a look at these common mistakes and make corrections to keep your smile in its best condition.
Healthy Aging Month — and mouth!
September is Healthy Aging Month, a perfect time to take a look at what habits we need to ensure we have a healthy aging mouth.
Trend alert: Tooth gems
Tooth gems are a way to add a unique look to your smile; however, modifying teeth in this way can have negative oral health consequences. Learn the facts about these accessories before deciding if they are right for you.
Tips to begin a healthy school year
The new school year is a great time to freshen your family's oral health supplies! Here are a few suggestions to add to your back-to-school shopping lists.
Help kids fight cavities this summer
Summer is a great time to get kids caught up on routine dental visits and seek additional preventive care treatments ahead of the school year! Learn about fluoride treatments and dental sealants.
Why you can talk to your dentist about the HPV vaccine (yes, really!)
Even though medical and dental treatments are looked at as separate – the HPV vaccine is an area where integration between the two is important. HPV infection is thought to cause 70% of cases of cancer in the back of the throat and tonsils (also known as oropharyngeal cancer). The vaccine prevents these types of cancer-causing infections.