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How Sweets Can Harm Your Teeth

Establishing and maintaining good health is often about finding balance. It’s easy to assume that if one always consumes healthy, nutritious foods and never consumes unhealthy foods, one will be healthy. That said, even our doctors will usually admit that a small amount of “treats” on an occasional basis is acceptable and won’t have extensive, harmful effects on our health. …

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Why Saliva is Important to Your Oral Health

Considering how many times your dentist has spoken with you on the subject, chances are that you understand the basic idea of what good oral health means–a mouth that has optimal structure and function, is free from disease, and is comfortable and pleasant-looking. You may even understand some of the critical components to establishing and maintaining good oral health, starting …

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Signs That Your Oral Health is in Trouble

Your oral health and comfort is a critical component of your overall health and comfort. This is why it is so important for you to take the time to develop and maintain good oral hygiene habits, including daily brushing and flossing and twice yearly dental examinations and cleanings. However, even rigorous oral hygiene habits and preventative care may not protect …

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How Coconut Oil Can Help Your Teeth

Coconut oil is harvested from mature coconuts and normally presents as a white, soft solid when cool or a clear liquid when warm. It has many different uses and health benefits, including: Stress relief. Coconut oil works wonderfully as a massage oil, relieving mental and muscle fatigue through its application and soothing one’s senses with its gentle, natural scent. Digestive …