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Dental Problems Associated with Diabetes – and How to Overcome Them
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Dental Problems Associated with Diabetes – and How to Overcome Them

 

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that is caused by your body’s inability to make or use insulin, a hormone that helps sugar enter the body’s cells so that it can be converted into energy.…

Seemingly Healthy Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth
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Seemingly Healthy Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

If you try hard to eat healthy, you may be surprised at which seemingly “good for you” foods and beverages can actually cause damage to your teeth. Below, we’re going to tell you how your “healthy” diet may not be so healthy for your mouth, as well as how you can enjoy them without causing future dental issues.…

When St. Patrick’s Day Celebrating Results in a Dental Visit
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When St. Patrick's Day Celebrating Results in a Dental Visit

St. Patrick’s Day is famous for green beer, Irish food, and celebrations with friends, but did you know it’s also one of the top times of the year for emergency dental visits? We’ll tell you why in this post, and we’ll also describe the long-term risks for your dental health related to partying and drinking.…

Avoiding the Dentist Could Lead to Health Problems Outside Your Mouth
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Avoiding the Dentist Could Lead to Health Problems Outside Your Mouth

 

There are a lot of ways that your oral health can suffer if you skip regular dental visits. Plaque and tartar build-up. Cavities. Gum infections. Those things make sense. If you don’t take care of your teeth and mouth, problems will happen.…

Do You Really Need to Brush Your Tongue?
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Do You Really Need to Brush Your Tongue?

 

You likely know the importance of brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing at least once. However, did you know it’s also important to regularly clean your tongue?

 

Why (and How) to Keep Your Tongue Clean

 

Here are several reasons why you need to brush your tongue, as well as how to go about it.…