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Healthy Smiles Blog

Healthy Smiles Blog Posts

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Understanding Your Dental Health and Diabetes

November marked National Diabetes Month — a time to bring awareness to the disease and take action to lower your risk and prevent related health problems. However, it is important to raise awareness…

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El Mes de la Herencia Hispana - Las Disparidades de la Salud Bucal

Del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, el Mes de la Herencia Hispana es un momento para celebrar al grupo étnico no mayoritario más grande de los EE.UU. Como profesionales dentales, es importante aportar recursos para mejorar la salud bucal.

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Hispanic Heritage Month – Oral Health Disparities

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the largest non-majority ethnic group in the U.S. It is important to support the community as best as we can and as dental professionals, provide direction and resources to better one’s oral health.

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Incorporating Wellness Into Your Routine

Dentists often will be the first ones to tell you to prioritize health promotion in your daily routine. They will highlight the importance of flossing, tooth brushing, and using mouthwash, but may not include how to care for your mental health.

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Getting Your Child’s Dental Routine Ready for Back to School

As school buses start making their routes and the weather begins to cool, it’s time to prepare for a new school year. When gearing up on school supplies, parents should consider a trip to the dentist as part of their back-to-school preparation.

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Protecting Your Smile on Vacation

Spending more time in the sun means stocking up on sunscreen to protect your skin, and consuming sugary, iced treats to cool you down. But what doesn’t immediately come to mind is what that means for your oral health.

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Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnancy can be an exciting time filled with many adjustments, especially to the body. Your oral health may be negatively affected during pregnancy due to hormone fluctuations, vomiting, and sugar cravings.