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Brushing without flossing is kind of like washing your hands without scrubbing between your fingers. Think of all the germs you are leaving behind!

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) occurs when stomach contents re-enter the esophagus. This happens when the muscle between the throat and stomach relaxes,creating an opening for stomach contents to flow back into the throat.

Fluoride varnish is one of the most effective ways to prevent tooth decay and cavities. It is also very easy to apply! The varnish is simply painted on the teeth with a disposable brush -- similar to painting fingernails!

When we think of allergies, we think of sneezing, runny or stuffy noses and itchy/watery eyes. Did you know that allergies can also affect your oral health?

It’s National Nutrition Month! This March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages you to put your best fork forward! Good nutrition is a key to good oral health!