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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 7, 2016
April is oral cancer awareness month and we'd like help raise awareness by promoting education of oral cancer causes. Oral cancer will effect more that 48,000 Americans this year and most cases are diagnosed in people over the age of 40. Many people aren't educated about the causes and potential health risks ...
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Quit smoking today – you CAN do it!

Posted on: March 2, 2016
The ADA News (2/8) reported that on Jan. 25 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began airing new ads as part of its “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign, designed to educate the public about the negative health impact of tobacco use. The most recent campaign features personal stories of ...
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The effects of “E-cigarettes” on Oral Health

Posted on: January 26, 2015
With the new growing trend of  using electronic cigarettes or "e-Cigarettes" as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, it is important to address the effects that it may have on oral health. E-cigarettes are battery operated devices that turn a liquid solution made up of nicotine, distilled water and other ...
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Kidney Disease and How it is Linked to Your Oral Health

Posted on: October 9, 2013
Kidney Health Kidney disease affects millions of people in the US, with many more at risk of developing the disease. Those at risk include people who have diabetes, high blood pressure, and family history of kidney disease. Studies are now showing poor eating habits, smoking, and obesity are also a ...
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July is UV Safety Month

Posted on: July 24, 2013
July is UV Safety Month and even though this month is almost over, summer and the UV rays that go along with it are still in full swing.Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause ...
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National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

Posted on: May 29, 2013
May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month and is a peak season for asthma and allergy suffers. More than 20 million Americans suffer from asthma, a disease that affects the lungs. Asthma can cause episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, and chest tighness. Asthma cannot be cured, but it can be ...
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Smoking and the affects on your Oral Health

Posted on: September 4, 2012
How Does Smoking Lead to Gum Disease? Smoking and other tobacco products can lead to gum disease by affecting the attachment of bone and soft tissue to your teeth. Smoking interferes with normal function of gum tissue cells. The smoker becomes more susceptible to infections, such as periodental ...
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