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  • Every part of your mouth plays a part in oral health
    Dec. 5, 2020

    Every part of your mouth plays a part in oral health

    General oral health

    Your mouth — also known as the oral cavity — shapes the appearance of your face and helps you eat, speak and breathe. It takes many parts working together to handle so many important jobs. Read more about the functions of the different parts of your mouth, and you’ll gain a greater appreciation for the importance of great oral health.

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  • Learn the proper technique for brushing your teeth
    Aug. 4, 2020

    Learn the proper technique for brushing your teeth

    General oral health

    You know brushing your teeth is important, but how you go about doing so can make a significant difference in your long-term oral health. If you fail to brush your teeth thoroughly and with a good technique, your teeth may look and feel clean, but layers of plaque will build up in hard-to-reach places and cause tooth decay. Eventually some of it will harden into tartar, collect more plaque, causing gum damage and other unwanted oral health issues.

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  • Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers
    May 22, 2019

    Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

    Recipes

    Get your Philly cheesesteak fix without the starchy bread that can cause tooth decay. Here’s another win for your mouth: The calcium-rich cheese helps build strong teeth and the peppers are packed with vitamin C that can protect your gums.

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  • Top Reasons for American Adults' Unexpected Trip to Dentist
    Jun. 4, 2018

    Top Reasons for American Adults' Unexpected Trip to Dentist

    General oral health

    Pain in mouth is leading cause of unplanned visit to dental chair reveals Delta Dental survey The midyear mark is fast approaching. Have you had a dental exam this year? According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, many adults do not seek out proactive dental care and confess to visiting the dentist less... More »

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  • Banana Muffins
    Aug. 15, 2017

    Banana Muffins

    Recipes

    Ingredients: 2 mashed ripe bananas (about 3/4 cup) 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 egg 1/2 cup fat-free milk 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats 1/4 cup sugar substitute 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Cooking spray Directions: 1.  Preheat... More »

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