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Strokes and Your Oral Health: Know the Connection

May is Stroke Awareness Month Strokes are widely known to be linked to diabetes and high blood pressure. There’s also a condition linking stroke dental health. The condition is periodontal (gum) disease. Health professionals have been aware of the connection … Continue reading

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How You Can Prevent Oral Cancer, Even if You Smoke

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and if you know anything about the risk factors for the disease, you know that tobacco use is the single biggest risk factor for oral cancer. The most recent statistics show that tobacco is … Continue reading

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