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You Can Say “Hello” To 2018 With a Healthy, Beautiful Smile!

Best wishes for a happy, healthy & prosperous 2018 to all our loyal readers! Many people make New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives, and If you find yourself smiling and expressing yourself less than you really want to because you’re uncomfortable with the unattractive appearance or condition of your teeth; now’s the perfect time to resolve to enhance your smile & improve your life.

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It’s Cold & Flu Season Again, Viruses May Be Lurking in Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush could be home to millions of nasty bacteria, lurking deep down in between it’s bristles, but how many of us know how to keep it clean? You may not view your toothbrush as a germ carrier, but depending on how humid your bathroom is, germs & viruses that can prolong colds, sore throats, flu and oral infections, can flourish on the brush; surviving for days in an infective state unless proper care is exercised.

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Mothers, Protect Your Children’s Primary Teeth For a Lifetime Of Healthy Smiles

A child’s primary teeth play a crucial role in dental development. It’s essential to remember that your child’s primary teeth serve as place holders for their adult teeth that will follow. Without them, a child cannot chew foods properly and may experience difficulty speaking clearly. Primary teeth are also vital to the development of your child’s jaws.

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Learn How Diabetes Affects Your Dental Health & How You Can Protect Your Smile With Care

Did you know that early indications of type II diabetes can be found in a person’s mouth?
People with diabetes often have problems tasting foods and they may produce less saliva causing the mouth to feel dry, and because a person’s saliva protects their teeth, they can be at a higher risk for cavities and plaque build up. The gums can become inflamed and bleed easily resulting in gingivitis.

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Bad Breath Can Affect The People Closest To You & Ruin Your Intimacy

Bad breath happens, but it’s a sensitive subject for discussion. Chronic bad breath can be a serious source of embarrassment. Would you feel comfortable telling someone they have bad breath? If you have bad breath, do you think someone would tell you? It’s an unpleasant condition that affects both genders and all age groups. It can be very distressing because it can affect close personal and intimate relationships.

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