Category: #BrushUp

Bacteria on the brain? Exploring the Alzheimer’s-oral health connection

By now, you’ve probably seen the recent headlines highlighting a possible link between Alzheimer’s disease and poor oral health. You may be getting questions from groups, or even thinking about how this information could impact your own family. Before your groups start panicking, it’s important to set a few things straight about the research.

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Dentistry’s role in the US opioid epidemic

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re well aware that Americans are struggling with the effects of a nationwide opioid epidemic. But if you’re not following the storyline closely, you may not be aware of some of the risks. Here are some steps organizations, businesses and providers are taking to combat the epidemic.

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Emerging technique to stop tooth decay offers new dental solutions

A medication called silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is allowing dentists a unique opportunity to offer an affordable, painless and significantly less risky solution to one of this country’s most prominent oral health issues — cavities.

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Step o’clock: 7 ways to fit more activity into your work day

If you work a desk job, you’ve probably heard the warnings about a sedentary lifestyle at least a few (dozen) times. Many of us spend the majority of our time sitting at work. In fact, insurance sales agents in particular spend more than 80% of their workday sitting, on average.

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10 scientifically-supported ways to celebrate your employees

Most businesses organize some sort of employee appreciation event every year. Why do we do it? Because other companies do it? Because social media tells us we should? Or maybe there’s a science behind it? There actually is some science behind it. Here are ways you can boost employee happiness and productivity while going easy on your budget.

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New, stronger evidence to support gum disease and heart disease correlation

The dental industry has been aware of the correlation between periodontal disease and a range of overall health issues for years, but there is new, more significant evidence to support the correlation between oral bacteria and heart disease.

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Resources to Promote National Nutrition Month

Do your clients’ enrollees know how their nutritional choices can affect their teeth? We’ve put together some resources to make sure you can spread the word easily.

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