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Four Apps to Make Brushing Fun for Adults

The Top Dental Apps for Adults Brushing your teeth is the most important step of your dental hygiene routine, and dentists recommend doing this at least twice a day. Since bacteria is all around you, including in the food you eat, your teeth are vulnerable to decay. That’s why it’s essential to not just brush […]

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How Do the Five Food Groups Affect Your Teeth?

How Different Foods Affect Your Teeth Eating a well-balanced diet is not only good for your body but also for your oral health. However, knowing what to eat and how much you should eat is a struggle that many people face regularly. The US Department of Agriculture has created nutritional guidelines based on the five […]

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Can I Treat My Sleep Apnea at Home?

The Effects of Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea, a condition that causes your airway becomes blocked during sleep and for you to wake up many times throughout the night.    Though you may not feel like your sleep apnea is a serious issue, it is. You […]

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How Eating Disorders Affect Your Oral Health

Bodily-Systemic Connection Your oral health is closely entwined with your bodily health. A healthy body and a healthy mouth go hand in hand, and eating disorders affect your whole body. The effects on your body and on your mouth can perpetuate a cycle of health concerns that can be difficult to recover from.   The […]

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Upgrade Your Dental Arsenal for Under $100

The Importance of Daily Oral Hygiene You know the drill: brushing twice a day and flossing every day keep your teeth from cavities. That’s what dentists like Dr. Jay Stockdale recommend. But sometimes it’s hard, or you’re tired, or it doesn’t really seem very important.   As humans, our strength is in the tools we […]