Oral & Vision Health Blog

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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Picking the Right Toothpaste for your Baby

With so many toothpaste options available, it can be extremely difficult to choose the best oral care products for your newly toothed baby. Children's mouths are constantly ...
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Which toothpaste should I use?

Brushing your teeth is the foundation of good oral hygiene. It helps prevent cavities and other painful diseases in your mouth—not to mention combats morning breath.
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Women Face a Higher Risk for Eye Problems

Spring has sprung and now is the perfect time to consider a visit to your eye doctor for a checkup.  Along with pesky, springtime allergies, there are other reasons to pay ...
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Spring Allergies: How to Protect Your Eyes

With the changing of seasons also comes new and more irritating allergens. You step outside to enjoy the ever-warmer weather only to find that your eyes begin to itch and run. ...
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