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The dangers of gum disease

| Preventing periodontal problems is essential for overall health and well-being | MILLIONS OF AMERICANS have a silent disease working in their mouths and they don’t even know it. It’s

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Word of Mouth: The importance of being earnest about flossing

Flossing likely is not your favorite part of your oral routine, but it’s necessary for tip-top oral health. Flossing reaches spots between your teeth that your toothbrush just can’t get.

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Healthy Cook: Food that helps keep teeth strong

WE EACH GET one set of permanent teeth. At least, we hope they are permanent. More than just brushing and flossing can help us keep them pearly white, strong, and

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Word of Mouth: How to get a great smile for the New Year

SMILES ARE IMPORTANT. They say a smile can look like a million bucks or can make another feel like a million bucks … the advantages are endless. Whichever saying you

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Pop Quiz: Establishing a solid oral care foundation

Will your child have a future Filled with healthy smiles? Teeth add to your smile, allow you to enjoy delicious foods, and rip apart that plastic wrap off your new

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Editor’s Dose: I’d Rather Be… at the Dentist

Okay, it’s confession time.  I used to be one of those people who was afraid to go to the dentist.  I know it sounds silly, but just the thought of

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PCMA Letter: The big picture of your health

Everyone knows the old expression “a picture is worth a thousand words.”  Well, in the field of medicine, we take special care to look at the big picture of your

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To smile or not to smile

Dr. Karen Teston and other local experts on oral hygiene and your overall health Some folks are afraid of pain.  Some know they haven’t done a good job of taking

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Healthy Cook: What to eat for dental health

For another easy breakfast meal that will help make your teeth stronger and put a smile on your face, try Florida Strawberry Oatmeal: 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1 cup water

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Holiday wisdom for your teeth

The holidays are all about giving, but you may be getting more than you desire in terms of dental problems this holiday season. No one would argue that the holiday