Oral & Vision Health Blog

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Symptoms

Oral cancer. It is not as well-known as other types of cancer, so it is important for people to be aware of oral cancer symptoms. Knowing what to watch for and when medical ...
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Tips for Preparing your Child with Autism for the Dentist

1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Having a child with autism can bring a new awareness to your life. Part of this awareness is knowing what to ...
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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Need another reason to keep your teeth in tip top shape? How about this -- your overall health depends on it!
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Maintaining your Oral Hygiene during Thanksgiving

It’s time to feast! The turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, pies and beverages await! But, if you don’t practice good holiday oral hygiene for Thanksgiving (and leftovers!), ...
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Facing your Fears at the Dentist

Afraid to see your dentist? You have lots of company. Research shows that five to eight percent of Americans avoid dentists out of fear. And, about 20 percent have enough anxiety ...
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It’s Back to School Time: Don’t Forget a Dental Check-Up!

You've bought new clothes, shoes, back packs, school supplies, and you've marked off all the back-to-school to-do items on your list. But how about a back-to-school dental check ...
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The Process of Getting Dentures for the First Time

The good news about getting dentures is that you will have a full new smile and live more confidently, but the process of getting dentures does not happen overnight. The process ...
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Oral Care Tips for Seniors

Aging is a part of life. And with it can come an increased risk of health issues, including oral health problems. It’s very important to keep up your good oral hygiene habits as ...
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Ophthalmologists and Optometrists: What's the Difference?

Do you know the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist? Do you find yourself confusing the two professions? If so, you are not alone. Many people make the same ...
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Be Sure to Tell your Dentist about Possible Latex Allergies

Latex allergies may be among the trickiest of all relatively common allergies. The symptoms are often similar to other allergies or the common cold, and you may get in contact ...
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