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3 Things to Know About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

About 48 million people have some form of hearing loss. Many people don’t want to admit they have a hearing problem, so they put off getting medical advice. For some, wearing a hearing aid is a sign that they have a problem or they’re getting old. Others say they can’t afford the cost. Here are … Read Full Article

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Medical Problems Can Hurt Teeth and Gum Health

Most people know that good oral health requires daily brushing and flossing, regular dental checkups and professional cleanings. What they may not know is that some medical problems can hurt their teeth and gum health. Here are six examples. Acid reflux Enamel, the protective coating on teeth, can be damaged by stomach acid or eating … Read Full Article

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Six Ways Poor Oral Health Can Affect Overall Health

Healthy teeth and gums are essential to enjoying everyday life. Taking good care of your oral health protects your smile. It also promotes better overall health. That’s because a lack of dental care can cause serious medical problems. Review six ways poor oral health can affect overall health. Heart disease and infection Bacteria in the … Read Full Article

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Tips for Better Dental Health for Children

Dental health can affect how well children learn in school. Many children with dental problems struggle to learn. They may lack self-confidence and are reluctant to smile. Parents and caregivers can help children do well in school by teaching good dental habits. Review these tips for better dental health for children. Early stages of decay … Read Full Article

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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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