Topic: oral health


Rewards for Good Dental Health!

Many Americans take excellent care of their teeth and gums. They visit the dentist once or twice a year for exams and cleanings. But often they don’t use a lot of their annual maximum benefit. Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a reward for good oral health?


Dairy Products Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Our everyday activities keep us so busy that it’s easy to forget to consume the dairy products your body needs. Take time to invest in yourself. Dairy products are vital to keeping your teeth and gums healthy and your body working efficiently.

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Avoid 6 Common Dental Health Mistakes

You want to keep your teeth healthy, but it’s easy to make mistakes with your dental health that you may later regret. Review six of 20 common dental errors: Storing toothbrushes – Use a soft-bristled brush to thoroughly clean your teeth, gums and tongue. Rinse the brush with cool water and stand it upright in a container to air … Read Full Article

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Selecting Dental Benefits: 3 Things to Know

Reviewing benefit plan choices can be overwhelming. The language and coverage levels can be confusing, and the plans may look the same. Surveys show employees would rather file their taxes or clean out their email inbox than review and enroll in benefit plans. While medical insurance may be confusing, dental benefits are easier to understand. Here are … Read Full Article

3 Ways Sports and Energy Drinks May Harm Teeth

Many people think choosing an energy or sports drink is a healthier alternative to a sweetened beverage. But these drinks do contain sugar, which can harm your oral health. Here are three concerns:

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6 Oral Health Problems For Transplant Patients

There’s no doubt that organ transplants save lives. The problem is, medications prescribed for patients before and after transplant surgery may cause several oral health issues. Review this list of six things to watch for:

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5 Oral Health Problems Older Adults Should Avoid

Your teeth change as you age. Years ago older people automatically replaced their teeth with dentures. But thanks to preventive dental care, more people are keeping their teeth. Dental insurance helps pay the bill for regular dental appointments, including professional cleanings and exams, to help people avoid oral health problems that may occur with age. Here’s a … Read Full Article

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Preventing Kids’ Tooth Pain

Growing up is filled with many challenging experiences for kids. From academics and athletics to relationships with family and friends, kids often are stressed and stretched in many directions. One thing they shouldn’t have to worry about is their oral health. But many experience dental pain every day. The good news is that dental problems … Read Full Article


9 Dental Warning Signs

American workers miss more than 164 million work hours annually and kids miss over 51 million school hours due to dental health problems. Oral pain can occur for a variety of reasons. WebMD provides a list of warning signs you should not ignore: