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Oral Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Treatment

  Cancer is something that we all are aware of in some capacity. We know the dangers that it poses, at least to some degree. We’ve seen ribbons and wristbands raising awareness of its many forms, but many of us haven’t given a thought to the real possibility of cancer having an impact on our life if it hasn’t already. …

Tips for a Burned Mouth or Tongue

It’s happened to the best of us at one time or another: We know that we should probably wait for that hot pizza to cool down before taking a bite, but it just looks so good. Next thing you know – yow! The result is searing pain from a burned tongue, a burned mouth, and sometimes even burned gums. The …

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Tips For Better Dental Care

When you’re trying to maintain your pearly white smile there are a few things that you may or may not be doing to make sure the bright white doesn’t fade to yellow or become pocked with cavities. There are the obvious things like brushing daily, having routine cleanings with your dentist, refraining from smoking, and limiting sugar intake—but, there are …

Dental Hygiene’s Effects on Your Body

We all know the effect of dental hygiene on your mouth. If you don’t brush your teeth, floss, and watch what you eat you’re going to have bad breath and rotten teeth. Most of us even know the effects on the gums and throat. But, the thing that many of us take for granted is the effect that poor dental …

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Coffee and Donuts and Cavities—Oh My!

You’re sitting at the table, sipping on a delicious cup of coffee, reading the newspaper, and casually nibbling at a glazed donut. Are you also destroying your teeth irrevocably? The short answer is probably not. While you may be bathing your teeth in sugar and acids, hopefully, you aren’t going to be leaving it there all day. Try to brush …