Category: teeth health

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If you have dental benefits, do you know what’s in the fine print and what type of plan is best for you? Many Americans — 77% — have dental benefits, the National Association of Dental Plans says. Most people have…

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Dental health is an important part of people’s overall health. States are required to provide dental benefits to children covered by Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but states choose whether to provide dental benefits for adults. See…

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We all know how important brushing our teeth is – when we don’t, we face a buildup of plaque, which causes tooth decay, gum disease and even loss. But while most adults know we should be brushing thoroughly twice a day for two minutes, getting young…

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Having a tooth pulled in adulthood is sometimes necessary. Reasons for Pulling Teeth Although permanent teeth were meant to last a lifetime, there are a number of reasons why tooth extraction may be needed. A very common reason involves a tooth that is too badly damaged,…

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Paying attention to your dental hygiene and health — especially your gums — may pay you back with more than a gleaming, healthy smile and manageable dental bills. It may keep your heart healthy too. However, experts emphasize that the keyword is may.…

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Complete oral care extends far beyond brushing and flossing. There are lots of good habits to adopt to ensure your smile stays bright and beautiful, but don’t overlook the powerful cleansing properties of simple, everyday foods. The following seven are…

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Want Brighter, Whiter Teeth? Have your pearly whites lost their luster because of dingy gray or yellow stains? Stained teeth can occur as we age, but some common foods, drinks, and even mouthwashes can stain teeth. Do-it-yourself remedies can help…

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How Should I Care for My Teeth and Gums? There are four basic steps to caring for teeth and gums: Brushing Flossing Rinsing Eating right Visiting the dentist. Tips for Brushing Your Teeth and Gums Brush teeth and gums at…