Oral & Vision Health Blog

7 Bad Habits that Could Damage Your Teeth

Sometimes, brushing and flossing isn’t enough to keep your smile healthy. You may have a few bad habits that could damage your teeth.
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Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Run--and What Can I Do About it?

"Why do my teeth hurt when I run?" This question comes up a lot with runners and other people who exercise. The good news is that the causes are frequently minor and easily ...
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Diabetes, Liver and Kidney Disease and Dental Health

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” Nathaniel Branden
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Do I Really Need Dental Insurance? The Answer Might Surprise You

You brush your teeth twice a day. You floss. You have a healthy mouth. Or maybe you don’t…but your teeth don’t hurt and you’ll just deal with paying for any problems if they ...
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Types of Dental Floss: Which is Right for You?

We all know that we should be flossing, but only about 30% of U.S. adults report flossing every day. Are you one of the many Americans who doesn't floss as often as they ...
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Why is my tongue white?

Do you ever notice how your tongue can change from either being a healthy pink to a questionable white tone? You may be wondering if this is completely natural or something to ...
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Solar Eclipse Preparation: Don’t Forget Your Eyewear

The total solar eclipse is Monday, August 21st, and people are traveling from all over the world to reach path of totality, where the moon will completely block the sun's ...
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Why Have My Child's Teeth Turned Yellow?

When your baby’s first teeth came in, they were as white as snow, but lately you've noticed that they’ve turned yellow or otherwise discolored. There is more than one cause of ...
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What is a Tooth Abscess?

An abscessed tooth can be painful and traumatic. Your face may swell and your tooth and the surrounding gum tissue will likely be as painful as the tooth itself. What is a ...
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Why is My Eyelid Twitching?

Most of us have experienced the annoyance of a twitching eyelid at some point in our lives. Because it typically goes away on its own, we don't stop and think much about this ...
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