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Oral Health Is Overall Health

Your teeth and gums hold important clues to other health issues. Research shows that poor oral health can be a sign of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, premature births, and osteoporosis. Learn more about the association between your oral health and your overall well-being.
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Fluoride and Fluoridation

Fluoride is one of the world's most studied substances. Thousands of studies have been conducted over the past 60 years to establish and confirm fluoride's benefits: Fluoride is safe. Fluoride is inexpensive. Fluoride benefits everyone—regardless of age and socioeconomic status.
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The Dental FLOSSophy

Brushing and cleanings alone aren’t enough to keep cavities at bay. Both parents and children alike should be aware that there’s one other habit that should be added to children's oral health regimen: dental flossing. Learn more about how and when you should start flossing.

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