Archive | July, 2012
Deviled eggs don’t have to be so bad for you.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs don’t have to be so devilish. This version of the picnic staple is lower in fat and calories than the standard recipe and it adds calcium-rich cottage cheese. Ingredients 12 hard-boiled eggs 1/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/4 cup low-fat mayo 1 T pickle relish 2 tsp yellow mustard 1/8 tsp salt Paprika […]

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Older adults need to pay special attention to their teeth and gums.

The Top 3 Oral Health Risks for Seniors

For many seniors, oral health can become an issue when arthritis or other mobility problems leave them unable to clean their teeth and mouths as effectively as they once did. Here are three of the most common problems and how to help the seniors in your life avoid them: Cavities. Though you may associate cavities […]

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Despite the popular story, George Washington didn’t really have wooden teeth.

Our Forefathers Didn’t Floss: Presidential Tooth Tales

In honor of Independence Day, we thought we’d look back at a time when our nation’s leaders didn’t exactly have regular checkups or dental insurance. Despite the popular story, George Washington didn’t really have wooden teeth. What he did have, however, were a variety of dentures made of everything from hippopotamus ivory to gold. One thing is […]

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If your toddler isn’t exactly cooperative when it comes to getting those teeth clean, try a few of these tips.

Brushing to Independence: 4 Tips for Toddler Teeth Brushing

Every parent looks forward to the time when their child is able to go to the bathroom without help, when they can start getting dressed on their own, and when they can wield a toothbrush with just a little help from you afterward. A bit of independence can be a great thing – but how […]

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