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What is Oral (Mouth) Cancer?

Every hour, all day long, someone dies of oral cancer in the United States. If oral cancer is detected and treated early, the survival rate could increase. If mouth cancer is diagnosed early, the overall five-year survival rate is 85%. Unfortunately, less than 30% of mouth cancers are diagnosed early. This is obviously an excellent reason to devote an entire…

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It’s Dental Hygiene Awareness Month!

If it’s October, then it’s time for another Dental Hygiene Awareness Month, a national campaign the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) put together with the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company to promote the great work of dental hygienists for helping us all keep our teeth healthy and strong. Teaching both kids and adults how to improve their daily dental care and…

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Gum Care Awareness

Is Good Gum Care Important? September is Gum Care Awareness Month, although most people aren’t aware of that. In fact, many people are unaware of the importance of good gum health to their overall good health, although the two are indeed linked. When your gums aren’t healthy, your body isn’t healthy, because anything that’s in your mouth will eventually be…

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Types of Dental Emergencies and What to Do About Them

A dental emergency can cause you mouth swelling, irritation, discomfort, and even pain. It could also lead to even more dangerous medical problems seeming to have nothing to do with the teeth or mouth. A dental emergency could lead to an emergency with your cardiovascular, respiratory, or nervous system or other systems of the body, from heart disease and stroke…

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Basic Dental Care in Shelton

Your basic dental care may not be the topic of many of your social conversations, but it should be on your mind every day. Your dental health is directly related to your overall health, so if you want good physical health, you need to have good oral health. Statistically, those with poor oral health have a higher incidence of serious…

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Uncover the Truth About Root Canal Treatment

Myths and misconceptions about root canals are legendary, but how much of it is true? Although the pain and discomfort may have been a reality centuries ago – root canals were first performed in 1766 – dentistry has come a long way since then. However, the legends persist, so what’s the truth? What Are the Reasons a Patient Would Need…

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What to Expect During a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions can be frightening prospects, especially for patients who already experience dental anxiety. If you are one of the many who feel nervous or afraid about dental procedures, this guide will provide some helpful hints on how to navigate this process effectively and with minimal stress. This can help you to maintain an attractive smile while ensuring the healthiest…

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Understanding Sensitive Teeth

Having sensitive teeth and gums can make eating, drinking and other activities a painful experience. One of the most common symptoms of sensitive teeth is a stinging sensation when tasting things that are hot, cold, sour or sweet. Many people with this condition also feel pain when they breath in cold air. While this problem is a common one, it…

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Cavity Prevention Advice for Everyone

When you’re tempted to skip your brushing and flossing regimen, do your body a favor and don’t. Oral health issues have been linked to serious diseases such as dementia, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, and more, so your brushing and flossing regimen is probably more important than you might have thought. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of…

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Reasons and Remedies for Tooth Discoloration

If you smile less because your teeth are stained or discolored, then it may be adversely affecting your self-confidence. Discover easy ways to get whiter, brighter teeth and start smiling again. Why Are My Teeth Stained and Discolored? Stains and discoloration to your teeth can be caused by several factors, not all of which are controllable. Diet and lifestyle are…

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