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Art Exhibition in Worthington Highlights the Powerful Smiles of Veterans

Last week, a new exhibit opened at the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center, focused on the power of veterans’ smiles. Artist Suzanne Gallagher, based in Columbus, said to WCMH that she wanted to confront the problem of suicide among US servicemen and women with “proof” that other veterans had faced the problem and “got through.” [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Smiles|

7 Ways Sleep Apnea Treatment Could Improve Your Year

Many people look at the new year as an opportunity to improve their lives. Many people even go so far as to make formal resolutions to improve their lives. But whether you make resolutions or not, there’s one thing you can do that can dramatically improve your year: get sleep apnea treatment [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Sleep Apnea|

How FOY ® Dentures Achieve Their Facelift Effect

It’s a little-known fact that when the American Society of Plastic Surgeons first formed in 1921, they called themselves the American Association of Oral Surgeons, and they required members to have both medical and dental degrees. They realized that the factors influencing facial aging were complex and often required an interdisciplinary approach. Although this requirement [...]

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: FOY® Dentures|

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Straighten Your Teeth

If you are considering braces or other orthodontic treatments, you might find excuses to postpone treatment until another day. There’s always something to do today. Expenses and bills. Distractions. But if you have crooked teeth, postponing straightening can be damaging to your teeth and your overall health. Here are [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Orthodontics|

What Your Dentist Doesn’t Know Could Be Hurting You

The word “dentist” literally means “tooth-ist,” and many dentists take that to heart. They see themselves as tooth workers. Sure, they may pay attention to the gums around the teeth, but beyond that, they may have little concern for you outside your mouth. And that can be a problem. Your teeth are just one part [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: TMJ|

Gum Disease Linked to High Blood Pressure

A new study shows that people with gum disease are more likely to have high blood pressure, also called hypertension. Although the study was conducted in Italy, it’s based on data from the US. It reminds us that oral hygiene--including regular checkups and professional cleanings--does more than protect your teeth. It can [...]

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