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Why You Should See Your Dentist Before Cancer Treatments

Cancer is one of those unfortunate illnesses that seemingly affects all of us in some way, either directly or through a family member or friend. The impact is significant for cancer patients and their friends and family alike. Before a patient begins cancer treatment, it is crucial to see a dentist, and this article will explain why.

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Oral Cancer – A Threat You Cannot Ignore

Oral cancer causes more deaths annually in North America than skin cancer and testicular cancer.  Anyone can fall victim to oral cancer. Even people who believe they are generally healthy and at low risk for developing oral cancer should see their dentist for regular screenings. Why? Early detection can increase oral cancer survival rates significantly and is the key to effective treatment!

Strategy guide for your teeth

A strategy guide – Fortify your teeth for the New Year!

We are two weeks into the New Year! What are your New Year resolutions? Have you made your oral health one of your priorities?

We have put together a brief strategy guide on how to fortify and strengthen your teeth. Here are 6 simple tactics you can apply today for better oral and dental health in 2016:

Chew sugar-free gum

When you chew gum,

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Sports drinks and their sugar content

Sports drinks and their sugar content

For those of us that play competitive sports, or who have children who do the same, think twice before you decide how you keep yourselves hydrated. A lot of sports drinks on the market have extremely high sugar content, rivaling that of soda pop. Most of us are already aware that pop should be consumed in moderation,

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7 Disgusting Things That May Be Lurking on Your Toothbrush

We’re supposed to use our toothbrushes at least twice daily to keep our teeth and gums clean and healthy. But – surprise! – our brushes might not be as clean as we think. Given enough time, a lot of nasty things can be found lurking between the bristles. Scientists estimate that there are on average 1.2 million microscopic organisms (!) on every toothbrush.