Blog Posts Categorized: Oral Health



April 29th, 2016
Two is the Magic Number

Did you know you can save yourself A LOT of money and hassle if you brush your teeth for only two minutes twice a day? Sure, when you get brushing, two minutes feels like a long time. But in reality, it’s not. And those four minutes of preventive care each day can help prevent complications in your mouth… Read more »

April 21st, 2016
Diabetes and Oral Health- What’s the Connection?

If you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Why? Gum disease can make it harder to control your diabetes. So, what’s the connection? Research suggests that the relationship between gum disease and diabetes is a two-way street. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gum and bone. People with uncontrolled… Read more »

April 18th, 2016
Toothbrush Tips for You and Your Family

You brush your teeth every day. It’s a routine you probably could do in your sleep, right? But have you ever thought about keeping your toothbrush clean? You may defeat the purpose of brushing if your toothbrush isn’t clean. Researchers have found that our mouths are a harbor of hundreds of different types of microorganisms… Read more »

April 14th, 2016
Satisfy your Sweet Tooth!

Do you love cookies but don’t like feeling guilty about eating them? You can satisfy your sugar craving without the guilt with these healthy and delicious cookies! You only need 3 simple ingredients! 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 cup uncooked quick oats ¼ cup crushed walnuts or pecans Baking Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a cookie… Read more »

April 14th, 2016
Oral Health By the Numbers

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April 8th, 2016
What Dental Benefits Do – and Don’t Do

Dental coverage varies, but overall, dental benefits are meant to help keep you and your smile healthy. Here’s what you can expect from your dental benefits. What They Do: Dental benefits make dental care more affordable. Dental coverage is designed to focus on prevention, which is why procedures such as exams and cleanings are usually… Read more »