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Aloe Vera & Oral Health: A Home Remedy for Tooth Infection

If you’ve ever spent a summer in Arizona, you’re probably familiar with the painful sting of a sunburn. And nothing is as soothing to sunburned skin as aloe vera. But aloe vera can also benefit your oral health and be a good home remedy for tooth infection.  That’s because the aloe vera plant has amino […]

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Rincon Family Dentistry

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Brock Boudreaux

We’d like to introduce you to Dr. Brock Boudreaux (pronounced “Boo-drow”) of Rincon Family Dentistry in Tucson, Ariz. Dr. Boudreaux is a family dentist who sees patients of all ages. From wisdom teeth removal and whitening to dentures and implants, Dr. Boudreaux and his dental staff offer a variety of services and procedures. Dr. Boudreaux […]

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Workplace Burnout Is Real. Here’s How It Affects Female Employees

Pandemic-related stress has affected working women and the results are clear. They are burned out. According to the CDC, two out of every three caregivers are women who provide regular support to family members. Caring for others on top of working and managing a home during the pandemic is causing an increase in undue stress. […]

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Dual Dental Coverage

Understanding Dual Coverage Dental Insurance & Coordination of Benefits

What happens if you or a family member 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 dental […]

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5 Smile-Friendly Ways to Live Longer

Life expectancy has gone way up in the last century. People born in the U.S. today can expect to live an average of nearly 80 years. While good genes are important to longevity, healthy behaviors are actually more influential in helping people survive into old age. Many of the same practices that can help you […]

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Meet Scott Winegard, the Executive Chef Committed to Seasonal, Plant-Based Cuisine

Something we don’t often hear kids say is, “More broccoli please!” But for executive chef Scott Winegard of CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa, healthy eating is deeply rooted in his life. “I loved vegetables as a kid! My grandfather had a beautiful garden while I was growing up. It was always my first stop when […]

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Delta Dental dentist Dr. Kevin Schade

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Schade

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Kevin Schade (pronounced “Skaddy”) of Foothills Family Dentistry in Tucson, Ariz. Dr. Schade is a general dentist who offers a wide range of services, including family, cosmetic and restorative dentistry.  Dr. Schade was born and raised in Utah, but now calls Arizona home. With a […]

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The Connection Between The Mouth and Cancer

Is Bacteria In Your Mouth Increasing Your Cancer Risk?

According to the CDC, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. To better understand cancer, researchers are now looking for clues in the mouth. As a result, they have found a connection between the tiny organisms that make up your mouth, aka your oral microbiome, and the […]

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Registered Dietician Katrina Samuels

Tips From a Registered Dietician: How to Create Nutritious Meals

Did you know that the foods you eat affect your whole body, including your mouth? It’s true! Spinach and beans keep your teeth strong, and tomatoes can prevent your teeth from coming loose prematurely. It is pretty amazing what a few veggies can do! To help you maintain a healthy diet and meal planning routine, […]

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What To Look For In Your Oral Health Care Products

When shopping for oral health care products, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the many different brands and varieties of toothpaste, floss and mouthwash. Fortunately, you can ask your dentist or dental hygienist for help and follow this guide to help you make the best decisions. The American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance is featured […]

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