Oral & Vision Health Blog

Oral-Health Friendly Thanksgiving Recipe: Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce

This Thanksgiving, cook up something to keep your smile health: try this recipe for a delicious sugar-free cranberry sauce that's as delicious as it is easy to make. 
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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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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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The 5 Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, is one of the most common oral health problems in the U.S., with 47% of American adults suffering from some form ...
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What is Gum Disease, Exactly?

So, your dentist tells you that you have mild (or not so mild) gingivitis. You might think that just means your gums are slightly inflamed – but gingivitis is a bit more ...
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Your Dentist Recommends Gum Grafting -- What to Expect.

When I was younger, I wasn't so gentle when brushing my teeth. I thought I was being thorough. But in reality, I was pushing my gums up and away from my teeth. For years, I’ve had ...
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What to do When Your Teeth Whitening Goes Wrong

Whether you have a special event in person or over video chat, you've done everything you can to get ready to look and feel your best. You've included some extra workout time, ...
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Share a smile, spread happiness on World Kindness Day

Did you know that it’s World Kindness Day? It’s a perfect opportunity to share a smile, make someone’s day or just perform a random act of kindness.
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Mouth Taping: Do’s and Don’ts

Ever heard of this oral health trend? Mouth taping is a home remedy that’s said to treat snoring, allergies, and improve your oral and overall health. How? Well breathing through ...
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4 Ways Your Mental Health Can Affect Your Oral Health

When was the last time you stopped what you were doing, took a deep breath, and checked in with yourself? Mental health is such an important aspect of our lives and it’s important ...
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