Oral Health for Overall Health

Did you know that dental health can have an influence on the development of conditions such as diabetes, coronary artery disease (CAD) and low-birth-weight, premature babies?

An undeniable relationship exists between a healthy mouth and overall good health. That means it's more important than ever to get regular preventive dental care that will help you maintain not only your good oral health, but your good health in general.

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Oral health: Overall Health

If you don’t make time to care for your teeth, you could join the Americans who miss 2.5 million work days and 51 million school hours every year because of oral health problems.

Preventive CareView All

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Preventive Care If you don’t make time to care for your teeth, you could join the Americans who miss 2.5 million work days and 51 million school hours every year because of oral health problems.

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Healthy EatingView All

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Healthy Eating Did you know that what you eat affects your teeth?

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Conditions of the MouthView All

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Conditions of the Mouth

 

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Dental Treatments & ProceduresView All

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Dental Treatments & Procedures

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Dental Insurance TipsView All

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Dental EmergenciesView All

While dental emergencies occur far less often than other health-related traumas, it is always wise to be prepared to handle such situations.

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