Oral & Vision Health Blog

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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Does charcoal toothpaste really work? We tested it!

Charcoal products are invading your newsfeeds—it’s one of the latest health and beauty trends. In addition to charcoal face masks, charcoal soap and charcoal deodorant, it’s ...
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Is an EOB a Bill? Here's a guide to your Explanation of Benefits

The fear that sets in when you get an unexpected letter with prices for a doctor or dentist visit is very relatable. If you used your insurance at an appointment, you probably ...
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Protect Your Eyes on National Sunglasses Day!

Everybody wears -- or should wear -- sunglasses in the sun. Not only do they keep you from squinting, they protect your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun. National ...
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Why Does the Eye Doctor Dilate Your Eyes?

You've probably wondered why your eyes need to be dilated when you visit your eye doctor. Your eye doctor thoroughly examines all parts of the eye when it is dilated, and might ...
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3 Reasons You Should Get Dental Insurance Beyond Medicare

If you're over 65 and don't have a dental plan, you are not alone. In fact, only 12 percent of Americans in this age group do.
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