According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the number of Americans that have excess weight and obesity has increased significantly over the last two decades. About 64% of adults in the US have excess weight, while 34% have obesity. What’s more alarming is that this problem is more prevalent in the younger population. The […]

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Careful and gentle brushing and flossing are necessary to keep your teeth clean and protect them against any issues related to teeth and gums. But, an oral hygiene regimen, no matter how good it is, cannot clean every nook and cranny of your tooth. More specifically, teeth in the back of your mouth are more […]

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New studies have shown that probiotics, which are live microorganisms that are considered friendly bacteria, can have health benefits that go far beyond the stomach.  This new area of research shows that this can help not only with bad breath, but even fighting gum disease and plaque too. This can help stop and slow the […]

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The temporomandibular joint is known as the TMJ joint and is usually shorted to TMJ. But what is so important about this joint? Well, it’s at the base f your skull that’s in front of your ear structure and connects to your mandible.  This brings the jaws together. This is a unique thing because the […]

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Gingivitis is never a fun condition, but there are some warning signs.  It is an inflammation of the gums which, when left unchecked can cause periodontitis, and may cause eventual tooth loss.  Here, we’ll discuss the warning signs, and what you can do about them. First, is inflammation of the gums. They’re red, swollen, and […]

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Many medical professionals do believe obesity to be a chronic condition, and it’s understood that this is on the rise, with more and more younger people becoming obese due to poor nutrition and bad eating habits. But it also puts you at risk for hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and other problems, including cancers and respiratory […]

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Do you like fluoride? Well, according to the ADA, it’s a cavity fighter, especially for developing teeth.  You’ve probably been getting enough of it, even without trying. It comes from the water, our food and supplements, and that all is used to create strong enamel, which is good for resisting tooth decay. After the teeth […]

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