Archive | February, 2012
Peas in a Pod Spicy Edamame

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Spicy Edamame

Warm up with a little spice! Edamame is packed with healthy nutrients that are not only great for your smile, but taste great as well. This zesty dish is a perfect snack for a cold day. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups frozen shelled edamame (green soybeans), thawed 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 […]

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the intensity of a person’s smile in childhood photographs can predict how successful their marriage will be as an adult..

Can a Smile Predict Happily Ever After?

We all know a great smile can attract attention, but did you know the crooked little smiles of your childhood may reveal more than just happiness? A study done by DePauw University suggests that the intensity of a person’s smile in childhood photographs, indicated by the existence of crow’s feet around the eyes, can predict […]

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The Myth of Soft Teeth & Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Many people falsely believe that the reason their infant or toddler has tooth decay is because they inherited “soft teeth.”  The actual reason that cavities may be common in an entire family is because tooth decay is an infectious disease, the most common chronic disease among children. However, the good news is, tooth decay is […]

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Getting to the Heart of Oral Health

Did you know that the health of your mouth may be an indicator of your heart health? Recent studies have shown possible links between periodontal (gum) disease and heart disease. Researchers have found that people with gum disease are roughly twice as likely to have coronary artery disease. In the United States, heart disease is […]

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