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  • Why You Might Think Twice Before Eating Too Much Ice Cream
    Jul. 17, 2019

    Why You Might Think Twice Before Eating Too Much Ice Cream

    General oral health

    Why you might think twice before eating too much ice cream There are few treats more tempting than a cold dish of ice cream during the hottest days of summer. It’s no wonder 90% of American households indulge in this frosty dessert.1 In honor of National Ice Cream Month in July, here’s the scoop on how ice cream can have an effect on oral health.

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  • Oral health issues that may arise with age
    Sep. 6, 2018

    Oral health issues that may arise with age

    General oral health

    As you age, your body can experience shifts in health that affect your mouth in ways you might not expect. In honor of Healthy Aging Month, take a look at few conditions people may encounter with age that can affect their oral health – including bone loss and dry mouth. Bone loss  As you age,... More »

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  • 6 Time-Saving Oral Health Hacks
    May 2, 2018

    6 Time-Saving Oral Health Hacks

    General oral health

    For Mother's Day, it's important to take a moment to recognize just how much moms and the women in our lives do for their families and friends all year round. Our gift to mothers this year is a list of six time-saving oral health hacks that can make things a little bit easier for moms... More »

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  • MLB Hits Smokeless Tobacco Out of the Park
    Jul. 5, 2017

    MLB Hits Smokeless Tobacco Out of the Park

    General oral health

    Major League Baseball parks across the country have banned smokeless tobacco, a play that will help encourage fans and players to kick a habit that's bad for oral and overall health.1 The biggest winners of the new rule may be our nation's kids, who will no longer see and want to mimic their favorite baseball... More »

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  • Holiday Stress: Nibbling Your Nails?
    Dec. 16, 2016

    Holiday Stress: Nibbling Your Nails?

    General oral health

    Is holiday stress causing you to bite your nails? Unfortunately, that means you're also stressing your teeth and could potentially be sending slivers of fingernails into your gums. But as difficult as it may seem, you actually can nail your nibbling habit by trying these tips. One easy solution is to keep your nails trimmed... More »

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  • Stains, Stains, Go Away
    Nov. 22, 2016

    Stains, Stains, Go Away

    General oral health

    With dinners, cocktail hours, company celebrations and family gatherings on the calendar this time of year, there are a lot of opportunities to sip drinks that can stain your smile.1 Coffee, red wine, soda and tea are all culprits that may dull your teeth. If you don't want to skip them altogether, here are a few... More »

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  • How Do Your Sweets Stack Up?
    Oct. 4, 2016

    How Do Your Sweets Stack Up?

    General oral health

    Halloween is one of the spookiest holidays for teeth – but all candies are not equally frightful. Some of the sweets in your children's treat bags have the potential to do more damage to teeth than others. On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the worst, we rated the harmfulness of the most popular... More »

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  • Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share
    Feb. 20, 2014

    Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share

    General oral health

    Whether talking treats or toys, we're typically taught from a young age that sharing is important. When it comes to items we put in our mouths, though, the best way to show you care is to not share. That's because cavity-causing or gum-disease germs can be passed from mouth to mouth through saliva. Here are... More »

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