preventative care

Seasonal Allergies & Your Dental Health

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It’s been a tough allergy season so far this year. Beautiful weather is here but the congestion, itchy eyes, and runny nose caused by seasonal allergies are too! We know that budding trees, blooming flowers, and other irritants in the air can overwhelm our respiratory system but did you know they can also affect your…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers in the United States for 2022 are: About 54,000 new cases of oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. About 11, 230 deaths from oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. Early detection can result in better options when it comes…

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Diabetes And How It Affects Your Dental Health

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Just over 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes – that’s 34.2 million Americans. Approximately 1 in 3, or 88 million Americans, have pre-diabetes. Those are jarring statistics. Not only is this a serious concern for your overall health, but it also takes a toll on your mouth and dental health as well. Let’s learn more…

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May Is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

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Spring is here and along with it the chance to get outside and enjoy some great weather! Although it may be inviting outside, the congestion and irritation caused by seasonal allergies may cause some to think twice before taking a walk in a grassy field or in a budding garden. But outside of exacerbating respiratory…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time to focus on preventative measures you can take to help aid in early detection and treatment. Oral and pharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) collectively kill nearly one person every hour of every day of the year. Those who survive may suffer long-term…

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Get Ready For Spring Cleanings!

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Spring is on the horizon! As we look forward to longer days, more sunlight, and fun outdoor activities, spring cleaning comes to mind.  There’s something about spring that suits a fresh start, whether it’s tackling that messy garage or taking on a healthier eating plan. Spring Cleanings Are A Great Fresh Start What better time…

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Teeth – They Are What You Eat

How are those New Year’s resolutions going? January is a great time to renew commitments to your health. From exercising more, getting more sleep, and eating right, there are so many ways to support your wellbeing. It’s important to remember that what we eat not only promotes a healthy weight and provides energy for us…

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Keeping On Schedule With Health Routines

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As we look toward the fall and what is normally the traditional back to school time, we know our usual routines will be different this year. Perhaps sports are on hold, classes are online, and we ourselves as parents are working remotely while trying to manage our homes and our children’s learning. It’s a lot.…

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