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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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Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month?

Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month?

In 2018, an estimated 51,540 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer, including cancers of the back of the tongue, throat, and tonsils. You might not realize it, but your Dallas dentist does more than just check for cavities, they also play a vital role when it comes to screening for oral cancer.

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Can the Simple Act of Smiling Make You Happier?

Can the Simple Act of Smiling Make You Happier?

Often, smiling when something makes us happy is an automatic reflex; we’re barely aware we are even doing it. Researchers have noted that smiling has the ability to boost your mood, ease stress, and even release powerful feel-good chemicals, like endorphins.

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3 Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

3 Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronic breathing condition that requires long-term management. It decreases the amount of air a person takes in while they sleep, leading to multiple uncomfortable and potentially dangerous side effects.

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Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

If your wisdom teeth are impacted, it can create painful side effects and potentially damage nearby teeth and the structure of the jaw. But not everyone knows their teeth are impacted even when they are experiencing uncomfortable symptoms. To help you spot the condition early, here’s what you need to know about impacted wisdom teeth.

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TMJ Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

TMJ Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders, commonly referred to as TMJ, are a group of conditions that affect the jaw joint and surrounding muscles, and typically cause sufferers a noticeable amount of pain. It is estimated that more than 100 million Americans suffer from the condition, and TMJ problems are on the rise based on the high-stress levels people in the world today experience.

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The Psychology Behind Your Feelings About the Dentist

The Psychology Behind Your Feelings About the Dentist

Dentophobia, or fear of going to the dentist, is a common form of anxiety, with some of the worst sufferers dreading the experience so much they choose to forgo appointments. While the reasons behind these feelings are varied, there are methods for relieving this source of anxiety. To help you assess your situation and learn more about how to overcome your fear, here is some information about the psychology behind these all too common feelings.

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The Devastating Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

The Devastating Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, a time where the international community works to lessen tobacco use to help promote better health for all of the world’s citizens. In recognition of the event, the team at Wow Dental in Dallas want to spread the word regarding the devastating effects of tobacco on oral health.

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Oral Health Tips in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

Oral Health Tips in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week starts every year on Mother’s Day. The hope is to inspire women to take better care of themselves in all aspects, including oral health.

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3 Simple Dental Care Tips to Improve Your Overall Health in the New Year

3 Simple Dental Care Tips to Improve Your Overall Health in the New Year

New Year, New You

Every year, we create resolutions aimed at improving our health. It is important to include your dental health too! Taking proper care of your gums and teeth can have a significant impact on your overall health and life. Perhaps, you want to ensure that you don’t neglect any important aspect of taking care of your gums and teeth. At Wow Dental in Dallas, we want to help you improve your dental hygiene and health this year by sharing dental care tips that will enhance your overall health.

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