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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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Conquering Gum Disease – 4 Easy Steps to a Healthy Mouth

Conquering Gum Disease – 4 Easy Steps to a Healthy Mouth

If you have gum disease, also referred to as gingivitis or periodontal disease, you are not alone. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of Americans 30 years-old or older have gum disease. If you are over 65, your risk for gum disease is even higher, over 70%. At the same time, symptoms of gum disease should not be ignored. Early diagnosis and treatment are important to your overall health.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Gum Disease

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Gum Disease

When people think of dental care, they often think of teeth. But healthy teeth are only part of the equation. The tissues and bone that surround your teeth, including your gums, are critically important to your overall dental health.

You may be thinking, “There’s no way I could have gum disease. My mouth feels fine.” But gum disease often shows no obvious symptoms and doesn’t cause pain – so many people have it and don’t know it. Nearly half of adults age 30 or older have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. And, nearly 70 percent of adults age 65 and older have it, according to the CDC.

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New Year, New Smile!

New Year, New Smile!

Each January, millions of people resolve to change their lives for the better in the new year. Often, their goals involve losing weight, getting more exercise, or similar healthy habits.

But there is one resolution that could truly improve your health and your life in many ways – no gym required. It’s a resolution for good dental health.

Not only can a healthy mouth improve your physical well-being, but it can also give you more confidence to help you achieve other positive change in your life. Are you giving your mouth the respect it deserves?

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