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  • How much is stress costing your business?
    Aug. 9, 2019

    How much is stress costing your business?

    General oral health

    While it’s not surprising that stress in the workplace has a negative effect on productivity, the full extent of the problem can be startling. Stress costs employers more than $300 billion annually. That’s due in part to employees who report high stress levels being less engaged, less productive and missing more work than those who don’t have excessive stress. In fact, 1 million workers are absent every day due to stress, with stressed employees taking more than 4.6 sick days per year compare

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  • Medications Can Affect Oral Health
    Sep. 1, 2017

    Medications Can Affect Oral Health

    General oral health

    As we age, many of us find ourselves with health conditions that require medication – and while medications can improve overall health, some may have adverse side effects on oral health. One of the most common side effects of many medications is dry mouth, which does more than just make you crave a cold glass... More »

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  • How Stress Harms Your Oral Health
    Apr. 5, 2017

    How Stress Harms Your Oral Health

    General oral health

    April is Stress Awareness Month. It's no surprise that the month of April can provoke stress as Tax Day nears. Studies have shown that stress can have harmful effects on our health, but did you know that our mouths can also be affected by stress? Your dentist can detect oral symptoms of stress during regular... More »

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  • Relieve Cranky Cankers
    Sep. 16, 2014

    Relieve Cranky Cankers

    General oral health

    If you've ever had a canker sore, you're not alone. More than half of the population experiences these small, painful ulcers. Less than one centimeter in diameter, canker sores often affect the soft areas of the mouth, including the tongue, cheek, and lips. Their specific cause is still unknown, but many experts believe bacteria and... More »

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  • It's a Sore Spot: How to Handle Canker and Cold Sores
    Dec. 17, 2013

    It's a Sore Spot: How to Handle Canker and Cold Sores

    General oral health

    There's no denying it: Canker and cold sores can be a pain. Here's what they are – and how to deal with them. A canker sore is a small ulcer inside the mouth that typically goes away in about a week. Not much is known about the cause of canker sores, but stress and fatigue... More »

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