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Consumer Overview: Denture Products

If you have dentures, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen TV advertisements for denture products. Because dentures and teeth loss can be emotional topics, it’s no surprise that the advertisements try (let’s call them) unconventional approaches. Sometimes they try too hard to be funny, sincere, or authoritative. Other times they go for realness and end up somewhere closer to too-much-information. But for all their flaws, these ads are speaking to a sizable market. Over 60 million people in the ... Read more
Smile it just might change your life

Smile — It Just Might Change Your Life

How Is Your Oral Health Affecting Your Career? You’ve spent months applying to job postings that fit your professional goals and career path. You’ve paid for a professionally crafted résumé and spent hours creating custom cover letters. Finally, after what seems like an agonizing wait, you land your first interview. With only days to prepare, you gather and print letters of recommendation, put together your portfolio, and purchase the perfect outfit. You are ready. Or are you? Responding effortlessly to a barrage of ... Read more
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Benefit From Your Unused Benefits Before They’re Gone

Fall is here, and you only have a couple of months left to get the most out of your yearly dental insurance. Though visiting the dentist may not be your favorite item on your annual to-do list, it is key to maintaining optimal oral health. With the holidays — and all of those treats and sweets — on the horizon, now is the perfect time to prepare and protect your pearly whites so you can enjoy the celebratory season that lies ... Read more
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Five Bad Habits That Affect Your Oral Health

You brush and floss your teeth twice a day, use dental rinses regularly, and visit your dentist twice a year for your routine checkups and cleanings. You should be acing every exam! Instead, your dentist is worried about worn-down enamel, weak or discolored teeth, and the overall heath of the soft tissue in your mouth. The following are five bad habits that may be contributing to your quickly declining grades. If these habits sound familiar, don’t worry — we have quick ... Read more
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Treating Periodontal Disease Is More Important Than Ever Before

Recent research has shown that the health consequences of gum disease are perhaps much more serious than previously believed. Certain strains of bacteria found in neglected gum tissue have been linked to an increased risk of heart attack, diabetes, and even adverse pregnancy outcomes. Gingivitis is the onset of periodontal disease in its mildest form. Most people learn from their dentist at a young age what gingivitis is and how to know if they have it: Gums that are slightly red, swollen, ... Read more