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Oral Health Care and Psychology

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Oral Health Care and Psychology

Dental health issues are often intimate. Psychological issues are also focused on well-being and they can affect oral health. Oral health can affect one’s psychological well-being as well—the two are intertwined. Odontophobia, a condition depicting an irrational and overwhelming fear of dentistry, is a very real fear for many people. Research estimates that 75 percent…

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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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Can Having Clean Teeth Prevent Cancer?

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Can Having Clean Teeth Prevent Cancer?

In a recent research study showed that diseases in your body can actually be determined by how well you take care of your teeth. If you have cavities, gum disease, or even experience tooth loss it could be a factor for other health issues. If you are not taking care of your teeth, it could…

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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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