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Try These Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Treats!

Try These Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Treats!

As children begin choosing costumes for trick-or-treating, parents start gathering bags of Halloween treats, ensuring they have an ample supply to hand out to neighborhood kids. In most cases, parents will default to standard bags of candy, figuring that classic sweets are the best option.

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Help Your Dallas Teen Stay on Top of Their Dental Care

Help Your Dallas Teen Stay on Top of Their Dental Care

As your child becomes a teenager, you often give them a bit of freedom in regards to managing their personal care habits. However, a surprising number of teens fall short when it comes to handling their oral health needs, treating activities like brushing and flossing as a nuisance instead of part of a self-care routine.

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September is Fruit and Veggies – More Matters Month

September is Fruit and Veggies – More Matters Month

Did you know that over 90 percent of adults and children do not consume enough fruits and vegetables to meet dietary guidelines? It’s true.

To help bring attention to the issue, September has been declared Fruits and Veggies – More Matters month, an event designed to celebrate a variety of plant foods that are delicious, easy to prepare, and great for maintaining your health.

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How to Get Your Stubborn Husband to Go to the Dentist

How to Get Your Stubborn Husband to Go to the Dentist

Based on a recent CDC survey, 39.5 percent of men aged 18 to 64 likely didn’t go to the dentist in 2015 (the most recent data available). In general, women tend to be more diligent about going to the dentist, and many wives quickly become frustrated if their husbands skip their appointments.

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What Does it Mean When Your Tongue is…?

What Does it Mean When Your Tongue is…?

While some changes to a person’s tongue may be harmless, others could be a sign of a potentially serious health problem, and it isn’t always easy to tell which are which. Here is an overview of some common tongue changes, what they could potentially mean, and whether you should make an emergency appointment with your Dallas dentist.

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Hey Dallas, March is National Nutrition Month!

Hey Dallas, March is National Nutrition Month!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has declared March to by National Nutrition Month. This makes it a great time to focus on how your eating habits affect your health and overall well-being, and why making smart choices is so important.

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4 Trick-or-Treating Tips

4 Trick-or-Treating Tips

Halloween is an exciting time of year for children, families, and even adults who enjoy dressing up for the annual festivities, like trick-or-treating. While most of the emphasis is on candy and costumes, it’s also important to take a moment to focus on safety.

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, so we, as your Dallas area dentists, want to take a moment to go over the four activities you should do every day to keep your teeth, gums, and mouth healthy.

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