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The Benefits of Smiling

Smiling is a natural and automatic response when we feel happy. How often do you smile? Smiling triggers different activities in your brain aand can improve your health! We’ve got a list of different health and beauty benefits you can have just by smiling. Lower Heart Rate Smiling relaxes your body which in turn lowers…

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Dental Health and Pregnancy

  Visiting the dentist during a pregnancy should be high on your to-do list before baby comes! Getting a checkup is not only safe, but very important for your dental health. Your dentist can take care of a cleanings and other procedures, like filling a cavity, as well as help with any pregnancy-related dental symptoms.…

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Problem Causing Bad Habits

Are you damaging your teeth without even knowing you’re doing anything wrong? There are seemingly innocent everyday habits that may be wreaking havoc on your mouth. The following are four of the worst offenders and how to avoid them. Using teeth as a tool: How often have you opened a package or ripped tags off…

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Oral Health and Heart Disease

Did you know that a clean mouth can help prevent heart disease? Studies have shown dental upkeep can decrease the risk of coronary heart disease, congenital heart disease, heart attack, and congestive heart failure. Recent studies explain that people with moderate or advanced gum (periodontal) disease are more likely to have heart disease than those…

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Sensitive Teeth

Does that bite of ice cream make you wince? Hot coffee or tea have you jumping in pain? Perhaps brushing and flossing are occasionally painful. All these experiences could mean you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum disease Worn tooth enamel Exposed tooth root There is…

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Keep Your Toothbrush Clean!

Brushing regularly will help you preserve a healthy smile! But your smile won’t survive if you don’t properly take care of your toothbrush. Take a look at your current toothbrush bristles. Are they frayed, smashed, discolored? Yes? It’s definitely time for a new one! You should be replacing your toothbrush every three to four months…

Dangers of Sports Drinks Maple Glen PA

The Damaging Side of Sports Drinks

Sports drinks, while helpful in restoring electrolyte imbalance, can have a harmful impact on your oral health. Often, people drink sports drinks believing that they are healthier than soft drinks. Unfortunately this is not the case. A single sports drink can contain six to eight teaspoons of sugar, not far behind some soft drinks. Sports…

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It’s Not Just A Cleaning

You’ve always been told to see your dentist twice a year for a dental hygiene appointment, but are you aware of the importance behind them? Studies have shown that periodontal disease (gum disease) can contribute to the development of heart disease. How? Bacteria from plaque can lead to blood clots and ultimately, heart attacks or…