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Communication is key during dentist visit

April 18, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Most dentists who have dissatisfied patients are not aware of it, according to a new study. To experience a pleasant visit, it's helpful to speak up. Click to read article

The mobile dentistry movement

April 14, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In a new wave of dentistry, mobile hygienists can clean teeth anywhere. Click to read article

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 10, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Alcohol causes a host of health problems, from liver disease to heart issues to halitosis. This month, U.S. health officials are raising awareness about this drug.  Click to read article

Surprising foods that whiten your teeth

March 26, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
While coffee, berries, wine and other food and drink can stain the teeth, certain foods can actually enhance the whiteness of your smile. Click to read article

Tune in to oral health podcasts

March 19, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
For techies interested in dental tips and advice, here's a perfect way to stay in the loop. Click to read article

The link between kidney and oral health

March 11, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
National Kidney Month is upon us, so it's time to get informed about kidney disease, which can lead to bad breath, dry mouth and even gum disease. Click to read article

Protecting yourself against 'superbugs'

March 10, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Superbugs like C. diff have become increasingly common in hospitals. Discover how to keep this harmful type of bacteria at bay. Click to read article

The FDA's new anti-smoking campaign

March 5, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In the new campaign, the FDA shows the costs of smoking, ranging from gum disease to smoker's breath to stained teeth. Click to read article

8 dental tips for older Americans

March 4, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Between Mother Nature's toothbrush and your body's use of vitamin D, here are a number of things you may not realize about everyday dental upkeep. Click to read article

Oral cancer rates rising among young adults

February 21, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A new study shows an alarming rise in oral cancers among young adults, and the human papillomavirus, or HPV, may be the cause.  Click to read article

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February 3, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In February, National Children's Dental Health Month looks to boost awareness about the importance of a problem-free smile. Discover the fundamentals of maintaining quality oral health for kids. Click to read article

Dry mouth from medication worth a second thought

January 20, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Are you taking a medication that causes dry mouth? Find out which dental health problems might lie in its wake. Click to read article

Avoid bad breath from weight loss-related New Year's resolutions

January 17, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Was losing weight one of your New Year's resolutions? Figure out how to steer clear of bad breath caused by diet and exercise. Click to read article

Making oral hygiene fun for kids

January 16, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Brushing doesn't have to be a bore. Discover how to make oral care engaging for youngsters. Click to read article

Caterpillar uses nicotine breath to ward off enemies

January 7, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
The hornworm caterpillar consumes nicotine-filled leaves of tobacco plants to deter enemies from eating it. Who can blame them? Click to read article

Healthiest packed lunches for kids

January 6, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Looking for tasty options for packed lunches? Discover them here! Click to read article

Anti-bacterial chemical in soap and toothpaste may be ineffective

December 17, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Triclosan, a chemical in many anti-bacterial products as well as toothpastes and mouthwashes, may be ineffective at preventing against illness.  Click to read article

Concussions and your mouth? New Mamori mouth? guard closes in on goaline

December 3, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
The mouth and jaw play a big role in concussions. Discover how new mouth? guard technology may help protect against these big-time head injuries. Click to read article

History of the smile

November 21, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Take a walk through time to see how smiles - and their cultural significance - have evolved. Click to read article

Signature of oral bacteria identifies ethnicity

November 19, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
The bacteria in the human mouth knows a lot about us, including our ethnicity. Find out how these microbes contain a 'fingerprint.' Click to read article

Taking care of teeth reduces costs at the dentist

November 15, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Since prevention is the best cure, here are some tips on how to keep your mouth healthy and your pocketbook full. Click to read article

Most convincing evidence between gum and heart disease

November 12, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
A new study shows that keeping your mouth clean reduces the risk for atherosclerosis, a threatening heart disease. Click to read article

Recovering from Halloween

November 4, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Though Halloween is over, the candy bars linger on for weeks. Discover how to break the sugar addiction and get back in a healthy routine! Click to read article

Healthiest candy options for Halloween

October 24, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
With a candy-covered holiday around the corner, it's time to discover the best treat options for you and your mouth. Click to read article

7 daily habits that damage your teeth

October 18, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Ever find yourself chewing on your pencil? Discover the most common daily habits your dentist would cringe at.  Click to read article

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