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Defining the New Normal: Focusing on the Customer Experience

Americans are living in uncertain times. For many people, their lives, jobs and relationships are different. Customer relationships are changing, too. Businesses still provide excellent customer service. But now they are connecting with customers in new ways, especially online. Here are four ways businesses are defining the new normal and focusing on the customer experience. … Read Full Article

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How to Spot a Vitamin Deficiency

Every day you rely on your body to do thousands of activities. To work correctly, the body needs a daily supply of the right vitamins and nutrients found in healthy foods. If the body doesn’t get these necessary nutrients, you may notice signs of health problems. Here’s how to spot a vitamin deficiency. Excessive hair … Read Full Article

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The Benefit of Coconut Oil For Teeth, Ears and Eyes

In some areas of the world, the coconut tree is called the tree of life. Medical professionals say that the oil from the coconut’s meat has many health benefits. Here’s what you should know about the benefit of coconut oil for teeth, ears and eyes. Protects teeth, gums, oral tissues Coconut contains lauric acid, which … Read Full Article

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The Benefits of Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil for Dental Health

Oil pulling is considered one of the oldest oral health practices in the world. People swish oil in their mouths to kill harmful oral bacteria. This technique primarily was first observed in India as a traditional form of medicine called Ayurveda. Through the years, oil pulling has become popular with many cultures and countries. Learn … Read Full Article

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How Oral Health is Linked to Heart Health

Medical professionals have identified a link between coronary heart disease and periodontal disease. In fact, they believe that individuals with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to experience coronary heart disease and strokes.

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4 Treats to avoid for better teeth

It seems that at every family gathering or holiday celebration, the menu features starchy breads, sugary treats and alcohol. Dentists say that as people enjoy these foods and drinks, oral bacteria also have a feast. When oral bacteria connect with sugars and starches in the mouth, acid is produced. The acid attacks tooth enamel for … Read Full Article

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The Big Benefits of Dental Flossing

Many people don’t like to floss their teeth. If they brush their teeth daily, they wonder why do they need to floss? Dentists say that toothbrushing and flossing work together to lower the risk of tooth decay. In addition, flossing can help reduce the chance of developing gum disease. Know the big benefits of dental flossing. … Read Full Article

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4 Ways Parents Can Protect Children’s Dental Health

Children’s baby teeth lay the foundation for adult teeth. So if children take care of their teeth, they are more likely to have healthy teeth and gums when they are older. Most kids don’t know how to take care of their teeth on their own. Here are four ways parents and caregivers can protect children’s … Read Full Article

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5 Ways Vaping Affects Dental Health

In 2006, e-cigarettes were first introduced in the United States. Since then, many people have wondered how vaping could affect oral health, and the lungs. In this article, we’re going to focus on oral health. Research shows that using e-cigarettes can damage teeth and gums. Here are six things to know about how vaping affects … Read Full Article