Monthly Archives: November 2015

Is Your Turkey Feast Good for Your Teeth?

Turkey The Good: This main course is packed with protein. The Bad: “Turkey can be difficult to eat because it sometimes gets stuck between your teeth,” says ADA spokesperson Dr. Kim Harms. “That’s where flossing can help.” The MouthHealthy: It’s … Continue reading

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Smoking and Tobacco

You know smoking is bad for your health, so it should be no surprise that cigarettes and chewing tobacco are also harmful to your oral health. For one, tobacco products can cause bad breath, but that’s only the beginning. Other … Continue reading

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Dental Care Plan Guide Information

Regular visits to your dentist can improve your dental health and if you have coverage, you’re more likely to visit your dentist. Those visits can help prevent and monitor dental health issues that could lead to more serious conditions and … Continue reading

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Does Chewing Gum Help Prevent Cavities?

Clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can help prevent tooth decay. The chewing of sugarless gum increases the flow of saliva, which washes away food and other debris, neutralizes acids produced by bacteria … Continue reading

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