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GirlWaterFountainAfter consuming a meal, should you brush your teeth or rinse your mouth? For years, dental professionals have advised patients to brush their teeth at least twice daily immediately after meals. But new research is challenging dentists to reconsider this traditional advice. View full article »

Americans spend more than $70 billion annually on dental care, with a significant portion of these dollars directed toward treating tooth decay (cavities). If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to serious oral health problems. But recent developments of new oral rinse products may help eliminate tooth decay. View full article »

toothbrushesChildren with healthy teeth and gums have more than a glowing grin. Good oral health also contributes to their overall health, and may enhance their performance in school. Unfortunately, many children have problems with tooth decay. If problems are left untreated, they may experience unnecessary pain and infection, which can lead to problems eating, speaking, playing and learning.

Tooth decay affects more than 25 percent of American children 2 to 5 years old, and half of children 12 to 15 years old – that’s more than any other chronic infectious disease, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. View full article »

Recognizing Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2010

Ameritas Insight Thanksgiving Dinnermeritas Insight Thanksgiving DinnerDid you know that the average Thanksgiving meal contains about 3,000 calories? That’s about 1,000 more calories than most people should eat for the entire day!

According to exercise specialists, to burn off those calories the average person would need to run at a moderate pace for four hours, swim for five hours or walk for 30 miles. View full article »

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