What Do Your Teeth Say About Your General Health?


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When dentists perform a dental exam, they look at more than the condition of your teeth and gums. Did you know that they also look for clues about your general health? There is a connection between your oral health and your overall health. Your oral health offers clues about your general health and problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body. 

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What’s the Connection Between Diet and Healthy Teeth?


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You can brush and floss all you want, but if you don’t maintain a proper diet, your teeth will still suffer.  Did you know that the foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your oral health?  Too many sugar-filled sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or non-nutritious snacks can put you at risk for tooth decay. 

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Nutrition and Oral Health: Eating for a Healthy Smile


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You can brush and floss all you want, but if you don’t maintain a proper diet, your teeth will still suffer. Processed foods should be avoided as much as possible; not only are they bad for a healthy smile, but they also contribute to a number of general health problems. 

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