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Posts Tagged ‘oral hygiene’

Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy…

New research finds that brushing the teeth three or more times a day significantly reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. The bacteria in our mouths may hold the key to many facets of our health. Researchers have found intriguing clues about pancreatic and esophageal cancer risk in mouth bacteria, and some studies have linked poor oral hygiene with…

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Five Surprising Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

PREVENTS GINGIVITIS Gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums, can be a painful condition that includes symptoms like bleeding or swollen gums. One of the simplest ways to prevent gingivitis is by flossing regularly, which can remove the plaque buildup on the gum line that leads to the disease. HELPS CONTROL DIABETES Most people are shocked to hear that…

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The Thanksgiving Foods that will keep Your Mouth Happy and Healthy

Cheese – It’s rich in calcium and helps maintain strong bones and teeth Vegetables – These foods are fiber-rich and contain vital vitamins that keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong. The amount of chewing they require also promotes saliva production Water – Stay hydrated. Water helps to clean food out of your mouth. …

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How to Take Care of Your Kid’s Sports Mouthguard Before It Gets Gross…

School has started in Broomall, PA and the surrounding area and so has your kids’ fall sports season. You’ve scrambled to get equipment together — helmets, shin guards, and shoulder pads. But you wouldn’t have them play baseball, soccer or football without their protective gear, right? It’s also obvious you’d want to protect them from…

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Six serious diseases linked to poor dental hygiene

Your mouth contains loads of bacteria, most of which are harmless. However, since your mouth is the barrier to entry for your digestive and respiratory systems, some of these bacteria, if left unchecked, can be a contributing factor to disease. To make matters worse, certain diseases linked to poor oral hygiene, can, in turn, reduce…

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