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  • The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin
    Oct. 1, 2017

    The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin

    General oral health

    Pumpkin is a quintessential symbol of the fall season. Chances are that your favorite fall dishes include pumpkin as an ingredient ­– or even feature it as the star of the plate. In addition to being delicious, pumpkin also provides a variety of oral health benefits that may help balance the sugary excess of Halloween... More »

  • Fruits and Veggies That Make Smiles Shine
    Sep. 9, 2016

    Fruits and Veggies That Make Smiles Shine

    General oral health

    Getting plenty of fruits and vegetables is essential to keeping your body healthy, and your smile is no exception. The fiber in fruits and vegetables stimulates saliva, which keeps the mouth moist and makes it difficult for harmful bacteria to grow. Fruits and veggies also provide vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iron and vitamin C.... More »

  • When Pica Strikes: Substances Not for Snacking
    May 27, 2015

    When Pica Strikes: Substances Not for Snacking

    General oral health

    When you reach for a snack, you may grab an apple, a cup of yogurt or cheese and crackers – not a stick of chalk. But for people with pica, an eating disorder that causes cravings for nonfood substances, those unorthodox eats are all too real. Pica can be caused by depression, stress, anxiety and... More »