Essential Insights And Prevention For Oral Cancer Awareness

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When we think about going to the dentist for cleanings and fillings, we typically are focused on the prevention of future problems with our gums and our teeth. But one thing that often gets overlooked or forgotten is oral cancer. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Here's what you need to know. Every year, about 53,000 people in the U.S.... read more »

Secrets to a Healthier Smile with Diabetes: Your Guide to Oral Care

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We all know someone with diabetes or may even struggle with diabetes ourselves.  We also know that diabetes is a disease that affects our entire body, including our oral health.  One of the main challenges of diabetes is controlling blood sugar.  People with high blood sugar also have a higher concentration of sugar in their saliva, which puts them at... read more »

Tongue Talk: Fun Facts About Your 8-Muscle Organ

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Despite its size (average of 3 inches or so), the tongue is an important organ of our body. Believe it or not, there are 8 different muscles that help the tongue to move. Unlike other muscles in our body, like our bicep or quads, the tongue muscles don't have a supporting bone that runs through it. And although your tongue... read more »

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