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Dental Health Connection

White Paper Proves Dental/Medical Health Link

There’s been a lot of talk about the ways dental health can affect a person’s overall medical health. Now, DentalBlue has study results prove it. Learn which chronic conditions can be linked to oral health and how going to the dentist regularly can save millions in medical expenses.

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DentalBlue Questions?

Here’s answers to some of your Frequently Asked Questions about DentalBlue


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Oral Health Spot

Tips to Basic Dental Care

Research shows that a healthy mouth can help deter medical complications, a valuable reason to practice good dental care throughout your lifetime.

Here are some tips to help you maintain proper oral health:

  • See your dentist every 6 months.
  • Tell your dentist about any medical conditions you may have.
  • Ask what you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
  • Brush your teeth at least twice a day
  • Floss daily.
  • Call your dentist if your gums bleed when you eat or brush.
  • Tell your dentist if you notice changes in your mouth such as sores, pain or bad breath.
  • Certain medical conditions may put you at greater risk for gum infections and taking good care of your mouth will help you maintain good overall health.

Children’s Dental Health

Questions about your children’s dental health? Learn more about the recommended timing and frequency of visits, dental sealants and mouth guards. For younger children, there’s good information on baby bottle-related tooth decay, brushing and flossing and more.

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Pregnant? Maintain Your Smile Too!

While you’re expecting your family’s new addition, don’t forget to protect your smile.

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Dental Expansion Network

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Find a Dentist

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