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Boot camp workout ideas

Boot Camp Workout Ideas to Strengthen and Sculpt Your Body

Ten hut, ladies and gents! These invigorating boot camp workout ideas will get you in shape and smiling in no time. No equipment needed! Side Shuffle | Warm-up Stand with your feet slightly wider than your hips and bend your knees. Take 3 quick steps to the right and touch your right hand to your […]

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Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold

Colds and Oral Health

Between the sniffling, snot and sneezing, do you ever stop to ask yourself, “Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold?” Sinuses are air chambers that rest behind your cheeks, eyebrows, and jawbones. They have tiny hairs (“cilia”) inside them, which help clean out mucus and keep air chambers free of debris. However, when […]

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Sports Hurt Dental Health

3 Sports that Compromise Smile Safety

Kids and adults who compete in sports are more likely to maintain a healthy weight, have better mental health and develop stronger bones and muscles. But despite the benefits, dental health takes a hit when it comes to some sports. Basketball Contact sports require players to wear facial protection and mouthguards, but basketball requires no […]

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What To Tell Your Kids When The Tooth Fairy Forgets To Visit

The Tooth Fairy visits nearly nine in 10 homes of children who have lost a tooth, but she is not always diligent. Over half (56%) of parents say she has forgotten to visit their home in the past. Perhaps this is because she typically has just one assistant – 70% of parents say moms are […]

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summer vacation ideas

Arizona Labor Day Getaways

Getting out of the office is good for you and it’s proven to increase productivity – so your boss should like it too. Plan some PTO or leverage your 3-day weekend for one of these summer vacation ideas. Waves Laying out by the lake or enjoying pool time is a great way to spend time […]

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apps for health

Health, Wellness and Smiles: There’s an App for That

You can do just about anything with an app, including stay healthy. These top apps for health will keep you on track. Our top 3 apps for health and wellness:  Simply Yoga This app guides you through timed yoga workouts, giving tips on how to do the various poses. Practicing yoga builds strength and flexibility […]

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How to Pick a Dentist

3 Resources to Help You Pick The Perfect Dentist

With nearly 200,000 dentists in the United States, you may not be sure how to pick a dentist. Don’t be overwhelmed—we have 3 resources to make your dentist decision easier. Here’s how to pick a dentist: Get Referrals and Recommendations Make the most of your connections. Reach out to your doctor, friends, family and coworkers […]

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Dental Care for Pets: Cat Teeth vs. Dog Teeth

From temperament to toys, cats and dogs are vastly different. But what about your pet’s teeth? We’re not going to fight like cats and dogs, but we are going to compare and contrast in a dental duel. Cats start with 26 teeth and then get 30 full adult teeth by the time they’re 6 months […]

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Do Teeth Make Good Bottle Openers?

Using your teeth as tools may be convenient, but it’s a habit that makes most dentists cringe. In fact, using your teeth for the following purposes could actually land you in the dentist’s chair: Bottle Opener Nothing makes the perfect summer couple quite like beer and BBQs. But while your friends may think it’s a […]

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4 Factors To Consider When Choosing Dental Insurance For Your Small Business

As a former benefits consultant and small business owner, I understand how difficult it can be for small employers to balance the desire to provide exceptional benefits and perks that attract and retain top talent with the need to protect the bottom line. And navigating the ever-growing list of perks to provide employees is a […]

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