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maintaining good oral health could keep COVID-19 complications at bay

COVID-19 and Your Oral Health: What’s the Connection?

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: oral health is health. Everything from what you eat to how you care for your smile impacts your oral and overall health and may affect how your body fights and responds to COVID-19. While the science is evolving, data suggests that oral health may play an […]

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woman with stress-related oral health problems

Stress of COVID-19 Linked to Increased Oral Health Problems

If you’ve been feeling a little on edge lately, you’re not alone. According to a report released by Harvard Medical School and University of North Carolina, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased stress levels in the U.S. by 55%! Elevated stress levels can lead to many overall health problems, including issues affecting your oral health. And […]

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Do Dental Probiotics Really Keep Your Mouth Healthy?

You’ve heard how probiotics can help your gut health, but did you know they may also improve the health of your teeth and gums? Dental probiotics, just like the kind of probiotics used to boost digestive health, help balance the amount of good and bad bacteria in your mouth. In fact, oral probiotics may help […]

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Are Spicy Foods Good for You: The Oral Health Benefits of Hot Peppers

In the desert southwest, the tiny chili pepper is mighty in flavor and cultural significance. From packing heat into salsa and sauces to hanging decoratively on the walls of homes and restaurants, these bright, shiny-skinned peppers are the spice of life in Arizona. Part of the plant genus Capsicum, the chili pepper is a flowering […]

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sliced chicken breast with dry rub marinade

Easy Grilled Chicken with Homemade Dry Rub

This perfect blend of spices adds a new level of flavor to juicy grilled chicken breasts. The grilled chicken breast is rich in protein and phosphorus for strong teeth. And, unlike barbecue sauces, the dry rub recipe for chicken enhances the taste without adding cavity-causing sugar.  Ingredients:    1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ground […]

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Tooth Trivia: Put Your Dental IQ to the Test

Pop quiz, hotshot! You might think you know your stuff when it comes to the basics of dental care, but do you really? Put your dental IQ to the test with these 5 questions: True or False: Older adults can still get cavities. True — In fact, as we age our risk for oral health […]

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The outstanding flavors in this rosemary lemon-baked salmon with mint yogurt sauce recipe are packed with oral health benefits. Check it out plus our bonus broccolini recipe!

Recipe: Rosemary Lemon-Baked Salmon with Mint Yogurt Sauce | Oral and Overall Health Benefits

Salmon is one of our favorite meals because it offers so many health benefits. Dress it up with rosemary, lemon, and a mint yogurt sauce to pack an even healthier punch! Plus, check out the benefits of eating salmon, rosemary, mint, and yogurt. Health Benefits of Eating Salmon Salmon is an excellent source of vitamins […]

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