Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

To floss or not to floss? The importance of flossing has recently been questioned.

There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. According to […]

Preventive Dentistry – Saving Your Smile and Your Wallet.

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There is absolutely no reason why somebody shouldn’t be taking the proper care of their teeth. In addition to obvious oral health benefits, good oral care actually can affect the entire body and has comprehensive healthcare benefits. When somebody doesn’t take proper care of their oral health, they risk spending thousands of dollars on restorative […]

How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

Good oral health can prevent breast cancer. October calendar with a 'get checked' reminder for breast cancer awareness month

Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in general – point to […]

Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month [Infographic]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly initiative to raise awareness about breast cancer. Spreading the word about breast cancer is vital: According to the National Cancer Institute, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer patients is nearly 90% when it’s detected in an early stage. It’s critical to recognize the risks for this disease and […]