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You Asked, We Answered: Why Do I Have a White Film in My Mouth?

August 19, 2022

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Closeup of woman with white film on tongue

Did you recently notice a layer of white film in your mouth? Initially, you might grab your toothbrush in an attempt to get it off and get rid of the bad taste in your mouth, wondering what it is and how you can stop it the entire time. If this sounds all too familiar, then keep reading to learn about oral thrush.

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5 Surprising Benefits of Smiling

August 5, 2022

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Woman with glasses smiling while sitting on couch

You know the saying, “You’re never fully dressed without a smile?” It may seem silly to focus on something as small as smiling, but this simple act can actually dramatically benefit your mental and physical well-being. To learn how, read on!

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4 Influencers Who Achieved Camera-Ready Smiles with Veneers

June 17, 2022

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Over the last decade, a new profession has emerged: social media influencer. These content creators have built a massive following (and wealth!) from sharing products, advice, and their day-to-day lives with people on the internet. With a constant demand to be recording and taking photos, it’s not too surprising that many of them have turned to cosmetic dentistry for a camera-ready smile. With this in mind, keep reading to learn four social media influencers with veneers!

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How Good Oral Health Can Fortify Your Immune System

June 7, 2022

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older man smiling while outdoors

The immune system plays a crucial role in keeping our bodies healthy. Its primary responsibility is fighting off infections, germs, and diseases. While it may not seem obvious, a problem in one system can affect the performance of another. To that end, taking proper care of your smile is not only necessary to maintain good oral health, but to keep your overall health in tip-top shape as well. Read on to learn how a healthy mouth can fortify your immune system and ensure it’s working properly.  

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5 Health Issues Caused by An Unhealthy Smile

May 12, 2022

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young woman covering her mouth

Your oral health is much more important than you might think. Since the mouth is the primary entryway into the body, failing to take proper care of your teeth and gums can have negative consequences for the entire body. Harmful oral bacteria can more easily get into the bloodstream, causing infection and inflammation wherever it spreads. By keeping your smile healthy, you can avoid putting your overall health in danger. With that in mind, here are a few common and serious health problems caused by poor oral health.

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The Link Between Chronic Stress & Your Oral Health, Explained!

April 29, 2022

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Woman looking at her teeth and gums in the mirror

Chronic stress – whether it’s from your job or things going on in your personal life – can have a domino effect. At first, it may just feel like you’re overwhelmed, but it can result in anxiety, lack of sleep, and fatigue over time. In fact, it even can negatively impact your oral health. To learn more about the link between the two (and a few practical tips to help!), read on.

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Here’s the Connection Between Mental Health and Oral Health

March 25, 2022

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Woman looking sad in her home office

In recent years, awareness of the importance of mental health has skyrocketed. In fact, there is even a “Mental Health Awareness Month” in May, which encourages our society to #breakthestigma associated with depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders.

For the millions of Americans who struggle with the previously mentioned conditions, even “routine” activities can take a tremendous amount of effort to complete. So, it’s not hard to see how mental health can take a toll on your oral health. To learn more about the link between the two, keep reading.

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How Going Plant-Based Impacts Your Oral Health

February 25, 2022

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Woman preparing plant-based meal

Have you decided to switch to a vegan or vegetarian diet? Whether it’s for health or ethical reasons, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, one study found that a whopping 9.4 million Americans follow a plant-based diet. Furthermore, nearly 60% of US households have purchased plant-based foods. So, there is no denying the popularity of vegetarianism and veganism. But how does a plant-based diet affect your oral health? Keep reading to find out.

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TikTok: How the Latest Trend Is Breaking the Stigma of Dentures

January 13, 2022

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young person on TikTok

Are you on TikTok? Even if you’re not, you likely know someone who is. While the widely popular social media platform is known to be the home of new dances and songs, the latest trend isn’t about either of those things – it’s about breaking the stigma around dentures. One user has gained popularity for videos of her sharing her day-to-day life with snap-in dentures. Read on to learn more about TikTok’s toothless princess is inspiring others to share their stories and break the stigma around dentures.

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An Important Look at Face Masks & Oral Health

December 18, 2021

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Closeup of woman wearing a face mask

Two years ago, our worlds were flipped upside down as the novel COVID-19 virus spread into a global pandemic. Since then, safety and sanitation protocols have become a top priority, causing grocery stores, shopping malls, and dental offices to implement important measures, like encouraging the use of face masks. Although they have played an important role in limiting the transmission of this contagious virus, there is some concern about the negative effects on oral health. To learn more, read on!

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