Oral Health Topics
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Your child's oral health is important and it's important to remember that as kids grow, their dental needs change.
Learn how spit can save your life.
Taking care of your children’s oral health is key to their long-term general health.
Get tips to help maintain a healthy smile as you grow older.
The new face of oral cancer is getting younger and younger and sadly, the fastest growing segment of newly diagnosed cases is non-smoking, young adults. Learn how to reduce your risk of getting this disease by making better lifestyle choices.
Your dentist searches for clues that may point to other serious health issues. By seeing your dentist, you’re not just ensuring a healthy mouth, but a healthy body.
Stroke, heart disease and low birth weight can all be tied to gum disease—plus, more than 120 signs and symptoms of non-dental disease can be spotted by a dentist during a routine dental exam!
Learn what to do in the event of a tooth emergency.
Community water fluoridation is a safe and cost-effective way to fight tooth decay and improve oral health.
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages can lead to tooth decay and other health issues in both children and adults.
Not all lollipops are bad for your teeth! A study found that sugar-free lollipops containing licorice root extract significantly reduced the bacteria that cause tooth decay.