Oral & Vision Health Blog

Top Affordable Care Act Terms for Consumers

The insurance world uses lots of industry acronyms, terminology and jargon. From MOOPs to SHOPs to EHBs, it’s no wonder the new health care terms coming out of Washington with the ...
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Guest Blogger: Defeat your Fear of the Dentist

Odontophobia or dentophobia refers to an excessive fear of dentistry and receiving dental care. While not everyone has the same fear, it’s safe to assume most people have a ...
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LASIK: See the Advantages

Anyone who wears contact lenses knows how irritable they can be. They dry out your eyes, rip, become dirty, get stuck under your eyelids…and many more annoyances. It doesn’t help ...
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6 Tips for Relieving the Frustration of Dry Mouth

The medical term is xerostomia. However, most people refer to it by a much more common term: dry mouth. Simply put, dry mouth is when saliva production decreases. This makes it ...
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Four Ways to Tell if your Child Needs Glasses

For parents with less than 20/20 vision a pressing concern likely is their children's eyesight. If you're trying to identify vision difficulties or changes in your child's ...
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Creative Strategies to Improve Oral Health for Kids

Stumped for ways to help your child take better care of their mouth?  Here are a few strategies to consider guaranteed to improve oral health:
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The Link between Oral Health and Preterm Birth

Staying healthy for you and your baby is, of course, a top priority when you’re pregnant. But, being healthy during pregnancy means more than simply eating the right foods and ...
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Guest Blogger: Improving Self-Confidence with Smile Makeovers

Do you often find yourself avoiding cameras clicking in front of you? Covering your mouth when you talk or laugh while in public? Shying away from dating because you don’t feel ...
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Guest Blogger: What is a Root Canal and How is it Treated?

Is your tooth throbbing? Is it sensitive to hot and/or cold foods and drinks? Is this the same tooth your dentist or dental hygienist has been keeping an eye on? If so, you may be ...
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3 Lipstick Colors that Make Your Pearly Whites Pop!

Dentists often tell us that the longer we brush and the more we floss, the more pearly white our smiles will get. Many of us have spent a pretty penny on at-home teeth whitening ...
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