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Probiotics Linked to Reduced Risk of Allergies, Psoriasis, Colitis, Periodontal Disease and More

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Probiotics Linked to Reduced Risk of Allergies, Psoriasis, Colitis, Periodontal Disease and More

By Dr. Mercola Most people, including many physicians, do not realize that 80 percent of your immune system is located in your digestive tract, making a healthy gut a major focal point if you want to achieve optimal health. The root of many health problems is related to an imbalance of intestinal bacteria, and this…

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Filling the Gap: All About Diastema

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Filling the Gap: All About Diastema

Madonna has one, so do Anna Paquin, Kirsten Dunst, and the singer Jewel. These famous celebrities all have a diastema, which is a gap between teeth. For these stars with professional hair and makeup artists, the gap between their teeth is part of their character. However, for the average person, it is often something that…

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Natural ways to Treat and Prevent Periodontal Disease

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Natural ways to Treat and Prevent Periodontal Disease

There’s a number of ways you can treat and prevent periodontal disease. There are the obvious daily dental-hygiene practices you should perform, such as brushing and flossing, that will help fight off gum disease. Some preventative dental procedures include, cleaning teeth thoroughly, taking X rays to find potential issues, applying teeth sealant, and doing fluoride…

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5 Dental Myths Busted

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5 Dental Myths Busted

5 Dental Myths Busted Regardless of how far dentistry has advanced in the last century, there are many myths that still exist out there. We put five common ones together for you to watch out for. The More Sugar You Consume, The More Your Teeth Decay Tooth decay isn’t primarily determined by the quantity of…

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Can Oral Health Affect Your Heart?

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Can Oral Health Affect Your Heart?

Can Oral Health Affect Your Heart? When most people think about dental problems, they picture cavities and painful restorative treatments, such as root canals, extractions and more. In reality, it’s gum disease that poses the biggest threat to most Americans; in fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 50 percent of…

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Improve Your Dental Health with Invisalign

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Improve Your Dental Health with Invisalign

wikimedia Have you heard of the clear alternative to braces, also known as Invisalign? These teeth straightening appliances offer more than just cosmetic appeal. In fact, Invisalign has the added benefit of creating a healthier mouth and an attractive smile. Besides being a simple little appliance to straighten teeth, Invisalign can actually improve your dental…

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How Your Smile Can Be An Indicator Of Overall Health

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How Your Smile Can Be An Indicator Of Overall Health

Many people write off going to the dentist as purely a cosmetic indulgence rather than a medical need. After all, the look of your smile has no negative impact on your health, right? People figure if their teeth are yellowing, they can just use over-the-counter whitening products and avoid enduring the pain and fright of…

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Understanding The Risk Factors For Tooth Loss

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Understanding The Risk Factors For Tooth Loss

Making sure your teeth stay healthy and strong can offer a lifetime of benefits. Tooth loss, however, can lead to a variety of physical and emotional problems, including a loss of self-esteem, trouble eating, and problems speaking. Fortunately, much of what it takes to avoid tooth loss is within your control. The Risk Factors for…

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How to Avoid Toothaches

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How to Avoid Toothaches

Do you have an ache or pain in your mouth?  Many people wonder what causes toothaches and how can they be avoided. The severity of the ache is what is important. Ask yourself; do you feel a sharp shooting pain in your mouth? Or is it slight and tingling? Know that not all toothaches are…

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