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Your Health For Tag "holiday season"

  • Keep Your Sweet Tooth Healthy This Holiday Season
    Dec. 4, 2017

    Keep Your Sweet Tooth Healthy This Holiday Season

    General oral health

    Family gatherings, cookie decorating, work celebrations, friend get-togethers, school performances – calendars fill up quickly during the holiday season. When the days are jam-packed, it's easy to skip an evening brushing session or munch on sweets instead of healthy snacks. The occasional slip-up won't harm your oral health – just don't make it a habit.... More »

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  • End Your Year Right: Tax Deductible Gifts
    Dec. 26, 2013

    End Your Year Right: Tax Deductible Gifts

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation was formed in March 2008 by Delta Dental of Illinois. The Foundation is the 501©3 charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois and works to support and improve the oral health of people in Illinois, with a specific focus on children. In the past decade, combined efforts of Delta... More »

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  • Happy Holidays
    Dec. 24, 2013

    Happy Holidays

    General oral health

    The holiday season is a dangerous time for your teeth. With eggnog and candy lining the tables, you could possibly eat yourself into a dentist’s chair. But don’t despair! A simple rinse after indulging in sweets will help to clean out the extra sugar and wash away the acid that has formed.

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  • 'Tis the Season for Colds
    Dec. 19, 2013

    'Tis the Season for Colds

    General oral health

    If you have a toothache this flu season, don't automatically assume there's a dentist's drill in your future. The pain you feel might be the inflammation of your sinus lining or a symptom of sinusitis. It's pretty common during cold and flu season, so it's important to be aware of the symptoms. Sinuses are air... More »

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  • A Guide to Holiday Eating
    Dec. 10, 2013

    A Guide to Holiday Eating

    General oral health

    Avoid cavities this holiday season – and stay healthy – by choosing nice alternatives to the naughty list of sugary offenders. While it's fine to occasionally splurge on your favorite traditional treat, these healthier options will keep your teeth healthy (and your waistline in check). Eggnog vs. Hot Chocolate Eggnog has a very high calorie... More »

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  • Ditch These 5 Delectable Treats
    Dec. 3, 2013

    Ditch These 5 Delectable Treats

    General oral health

    The old adage “too much of a good thing” is never more true than during the holiday season. There tends to be an overabundance of everything – especially sweet treats. While it's impractical to suggest complete avoidance of holiday goodies, Delta Dental encourages moderation to make sure you receive the gift of great oral health!... More »

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  • Season of Giving: Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
    Nov. 21, 2013

    Season of Giving: Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

    The holiday season is here and the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has had a busy year following through on their mission to improve oral health for residents of Illinois. In the past decade, combined efforts of Delta Dental of Illinois and the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation have provided more than $2 million to... More »

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