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November 2017

Which toothpaste is best?

Which Toothpaste is the Right Toothpaste? Does it Matter?

By | Dental Health, Dental Visit

Buying toothpaste seems like it should be a simple thing to do, but that isn’t always the case. Most people comparison shop to find the lowest per-ounce price for a tube as well as consider the reputation of the brand that sells it. If you’re the main shopper for your family, you also need to think about each person’s unique oral healthcare needs. This could require you to purchase two or more tubes of toothpaste. We discuss some of the most common options below.   Basic Toothpaste This can include…

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Risk Factors for Oral Cancer

7 Risk Factors for Oral Cancer

By | Oral Health

While anyone can develop oral cancer, meeting certain risk factors makes it more likely you will receive a diagnosis. For example, you don’t develop oral cancer from something as simple as irritation from dentures or from using mouthwash with a high alcohol content. According to the American Cancer Society, people with the highest risk of oral cancer typically meet one or more of these risk factors: Age greater than 55: Two of every three people diagnosed with oral cancer are at least 55 years old. The average age of diagnosis…

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