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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.

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Oral Health Affects Overall Health

People visit health care professionals for a variety of issues of varying degrees of urgency, but ongoing research points to the link between dental problems and the rest of the body.

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Taking Care of Your Dental Health During Easter

When it comes to celebrating Easter, candy and other sweet treats are often a big component. While sugar is fine in moderation, eating sugar-rich food or candy too often can wreak havoc on your dental health.

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New Year’s Resolution Guide to Improve Your Oral Health

With a new year comes a chance to shed old habits, whether it be through New Year’s resolutions that bring ease to your morning routine. No matter how small the change is, it would improve your oral health and contribute to better overall health.

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2022 Monkeypox Outbreak

The 2022 Monkeypox outbreak has caused concern across the world with global cases hitting over 55,000 and US cases over 20,000 as of August 2022. The monkeypox virus (MPV) has been known about…