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Sports and Smiles - Caring for Athletes' Teeth

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With the 2014 Olympics currently in full swing, it seems an appropriate time to talk about oral health and the implications for your well-being – including athletic performance. If you’re a serious athlete, or if you have children who participate in athletics, you might focus on nutrition, strength training, and endurance in order to get healthy and increase athletic performance. Unfortunately, when it comes to health concerns related to athleticism, dental health is not among many athletes’ top priorities.

Oral Health For AthletesThe University College London Eastman Dental Institute conducted a study of 302 athletes at ...

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Hooray for Children's Dental Health Month!

February means Valentine’s Day, slushy snow, and groundhogs – but did you know that February is also National Children’s Dental Health month?

One of the first events officially held to raise awareness about children’s dental health was in February of 1941. The month-long event that we now celebrate was eventually instituted by the American Dental Association in 1981. Its purpose is to remind parents and dental health professionals about the importance of good dental health practices in little ones.

Children's DentistrySo how important is it to teach kids to properly care for their teeth? In fact, a recent study by the Ostrow ...

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