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Dental Office Smells a Turn Off? Aromatherapy Can Help

One thing most people immediately notice when walking into a room is the smell. Certain smells can trigger unpleasant memories in places like the dental office, which could affect how often people go. One way to change the atmosphere is through aromatherapy. Essential oils can turn a distressing dental office smell into a more calm […]

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Move Aside, Turkey: 3 Sides that Steal the Show

Usually, the ham or turkey is the centerpiece of the holiday dinner table. Why not change things up this year with these easy Thanksgiving side dishes! They’ll leave guests asking for more! Not only are they delicious, they’re perfect for your oral and overall health, too. Honey-Roasted Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are a great source […]

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The Connection Between Cough Drops & Cavities

When you’re sick with a sore or scratchy throat, it’s natural to reach for a cough drop for relief. They provide temporary comfort on the go with soothing ingredients like honey and menthol. But, are the risks that cough drops pose to our smile more trouble than they’re worth? Here’s some of our advice for […]

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

Electric toothbrushes—you’ve seen commercials for them and walked past them in the aisle. You wonder, “Are they really worth the money?” When some models cost as much as $180, it’s best to do your research before upgrading. Let’s find out more about manual vs. electric toothbrush traits: Advantages of Manual Toothbrushes Less expensive No need […]

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Understanding Dual Coverage Dental Insurance & Coordination of Benefits

What happens if you or a family member is has more than one dental plan? If both plans cover two cleanings a year, do you now get four cleanings? Not exactly. You don’t get double the benefits if you are covered by more than one dental plan, nor do you get reimbursed twice for your […]

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