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Heart Health Month!
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Heart Health Month!

This Valentine’s Day, instead of addressing the obvious chocolate consumption and cavity risk for our weekly blog, we are going to discuss heart health and its relationship to oral health!

Stress – Is It Affecting Your Oral Health?
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Stress – Is It Affecting Your Oral Health?

We have heard about the recent statistics about how stress affects your body – prolonged stress can cause increased risk of heart attack, stroke, mental illness and even diabetes. What we don’t often hear about in the media is how stress adversely affects your oral health. Is your stress causing issues in your mouth?

Fluoride – Is it the Right Choice for You?
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Fluoride – Is it the Right Choice for You?

There seems to be quite a bit of confusion lately about what fluoride is, and why it is recommended. With the differing opinions readily available on the internet, it is often hard to determine good information from bad. Our dental professionals at Simcoe Family Dentistry (as well as the Canadian Dental Association) often recommend a fluoride varnish treatment for our patients.

New Year, New You!
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New Year, New You!

‘Tis the season for making resolutions for the upcoming year! Some of the most common and popular resolutions are losing weight, eating more healthfully, spending more time with family and… flossing??? The new year is a great opportunity to improve your oral and overall health by taking up a new great habit - daily flossing!

Preventive Dental Sealants
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Preventive Dental Sealants

Did you know that the natural grooves in permanent molars are a very common place to find that a child has developed a first cavity? These grooves are so narrow that even with very good tooth brushing skills bacteria, food and stain can get inside and cause decay. What if you could prevent cavities from forming in the deep grooves of your child’s newly erupted adult molars?

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