Oral Hygiene

Easy Switches for Naturally Healthy Teeth & Gums

July 22, 2014
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Easy Switches for Naturally Healthy Teeth & Gums

You know the drill (or how to avoid one!) for good dental care: Brush, floss, rinse. But ingredients like fluoride or alcohol in many dental care products are potentially harmful. Here are a few natural ways to take care of your teeth and gums—and keep you smiling! No to: Fluoride Yes to: Xylitol Fluoride...

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Boost Heart Health with Good Oral Care

February 12, 2012
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Boost Heart Health with Good Oral Care

It is no coincidence that a strong correlation exists between oral health and overall health. After all, most foreign matter enters the body through the mouth. Still, even the most health conscious among us are often guilty of neglecting our dental health. Research from the past ten years demonstrates that it is time for...

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Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth

September 1, 2011
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Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth

As you know, maintaining good dental health is important for good overall health (especially cardiovascular health)  And a white smile shows you take pride in your appearance–the American Dental Association has even published studies that show that people with a white, bright smile exude confidence, success and even wealth. But you need not spend...

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Natural treatments for canker sores and cold sores

Canker sores are painful, open sores in the mouth that are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. The exact cause of canker sores is not known, but stress and tissue injuries have been known to lead to the development of these often-embarrassing sores. A niacin deficiency may also contribute to...

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The Oral Health-Heart Health Connection

The Oral Health-Heart Health Connection

During Healthy Heart month we’ve been talking a lot about cardiovascular health and the best way to reduce your risks. But there’s another unusual heart-health issue that might not be on the top of your mind—your oral health. A 2004 study in the journal Circulation found that adults who have significant levels of bacteria...

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