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Benefits Of A Career In Dental Hygiene

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Benefits Of A Career In Dental Hygiene

Many young women decide to go into dental hygiene every year for a variety of different reasons.  The decision to apply to dental assistant school isn’t made on the spur of the moment, and is usually considered for a number of years beforehand.  This career offers many challenges, but it also offers many benefits. Respectable…

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Three Bad Habits Your Dentist In Oakville Ontario Wants You To Break

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Three Bad Habits Your Dentist In Oakville Ontario Wants You To Break

Even if you visit your dentist in Oakville Ontario on a regular basis, you can still have problems with your teeth. Why, you ask? The simple answer is that we all suffer from bad habits that can affect the health and appearance of our teeth and gums. Proper oral care cannot only be accomplished by…

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Foods That Promote Healthy Teeth

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Foods That Promote Healthy Teeth

Most people are likely sick to death of hearing about all the different foods that cause tooth decay and end up wrecking your teeth.  It seems that you can find scary dental stories just about anywhere you look, and a laundry list of ‘foods to avoid’ is usually part of the equation.  Of course, there…

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Help Your Child Avoid These Common Oral Health Problems

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Help Your Child Avoid These Common Oral Health Problems

When it comes to raising children, parents seemingly must navigate one illness after another to ensure the their child remains healthy during their development. While coughs, colds, and fevers all manifest with some pretty noticeable symptoms, a child’s oral health can experience a variety of problems that don’t appear obvious at first. Thumb sucking, tooth…

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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 Poor Oral Health Kill You?

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Can Poor Oral Health Kill You?

In a word, yes. Your oral health meaning the health of your gums, teeth, tongue and other oral tissues are connected to everything else in your body.  When you are sick with an illness in the body often there are changes in your mouth in response. Additionally, when you have infection in your mouth such…

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Oral Care That Can Reduce Health Risks

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Oral Care That Can Reduce Health Risks

Oral health or mouth care is an important aspect of every person’s life. Keeping teeth and gums healthy reduces the risk of mouth diseases like tooth decay, cavities etc. Damage to tooth structure, the Enamel (outer coating of tooth) and the Dentin layer is called Tooth Decay. It can be prevented by keeping the mouth…

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Five Tips On Better Oral Health

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Five Tips On Better Oral Health

A few maintenance tips always come in handy when it comes to caring for your mouth. Oral health is really important because it contributes a great deal to people’s quality of life. A healthy set of teeth and gums allow us to eat whatever we want without any discomfort and they allow us to feel…

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Importance of Prevention for Oral Health

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Importance of Prevention for Oral Health

Nearly everyone has heard the old saying that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This saying is as true today as when your grandparents said it, especially when it comes to your oral health. Preventative measures, such as brushing and flossing your teeth and visiting your dental professional regularly, is an…

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Alcohol Abuse Linked to Poor Oral Health

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Alcohol Abuse Linked to Poor Oral Health

When it comes to your oral health, a number of outside factors can determine whether or not you enjoy strong teeth and gums. The mouth acts as a gateway to the body, so it shouldn’t be surprising that what goes on inside the body can manifest itself through a person’s oral health. While it remains…

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