Category Archives: oral health

One-Third of Americans Don’t Go to the Dentist

According to a Gallup poll conducted in 2013, one-third of Americans say they did not visit the dentist at all in the past year. Here are more interesting survey results: Women are more likely than men to report visiting the … Continue reading

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Caffeine May Reduce Oral Cancer Risk

In a study conducted by the American Cancer Society, people who drank more than four cups of caffeinated coffee a day were at half the risk of death from mouth and throat cancers than occasional or non-coffee drinkers. Consumption of … Continue reading

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Regular Dental Checkups Can Actually Save You Money

If you don’t like dental “surprises,” thinking preventively is the best way to keep from having to spend money unexpectedly on your mouth. The key is to visit the dentist on a regular basis—every six months typically—instead of waiting until … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the least discussed cancers. It refers to cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth—lips, tongue, gums, roof or floor of the mouth, or the inside lining of the cheeks. … Continue reading

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Even Seniors Are at Risk for Cavities

Just 60 years ago, it was an assumption that as we age we would lose our natural teeth. But today, older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever before. The bad news is that recent studies reveal that … Continue reading

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What’s Living in Your Mouth?

Did you know that over 700 different strains of bacteria have been detected in the human mouth? The good news is that most of us are only host to 34 to 72 different varieties and that most of the bacterial … Continue reading

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Use Toothpicks with Care

Did you know that toothpicks date back to 3,500 B.C. when they were part of the earliest known oral hygiene kit found at the Ningal Temple in Ur? Fast forward to 536 B.C. when the Chinese army mandated the use … Continue reading

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