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Eating Right for a Healthy Mouth

Any health professional will tell you that eating right is important. A healthy fat, low-sugar diet filled with fruits and vegetables, beans, omega-3 fatty acids, and whole grains is recommended…

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Taking Care of Your Teeth This Holiday

When my kids were growing up, they hated going to the dentist. Between the sounds of the cleaning tools and the gross-tasting fluoride gels, it was a struggle to get…

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The 4 Things to Do for a Healthy Smile

When you think of a beautiful smile, you’re most likely thinking of the aesthetics like straight, white teeth. What many do not realize, however, is that a beautiful smile cannot…

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Teeth Whitening: Don’t Do It Too Much or Too Long

Years before I investigated teeth whitening hazards for Dr. Oz, I learned about it the hard way with my own teeth. Our Oz investigation focused on the risks of mall…

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The World’s Greatest Wore a Mouth Guard (and You Should Too!)

By the time Muhammed Ali knocked out George Foreman in possibly the greatest sporting event of the 20th century, boxers had been wearing mouth guards for 50 years. Sports with…

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5 Health Resolutions You Can Actually Keep This Year

It happens every year. The holiday slope begins with Halloween, and the next thing we know, we’re watching football in late November with a full belly and either eagerly participating in or…

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Can Exercise Destroy Your Teeth?

Tons of articles have been going around lately about how working out is bad for your teeth. Research studies have cited the comparison of healthy adults, both athletic and nonathletic,…

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7 Stain Solutions for a Whiter Smile

It can seem like no food is safe for your teeth. Too often I hear stories of people drinking tea instead of coffee or eating fresh berries instead of pie,…

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Access to Care

October 1, 2013, marked the commencement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, enabling Americans to purchase health care through a national marketplace. Widely known as Obamacare, this new…

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