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Understanding How Masks Affect Your Health - Common Issues with Daily Mask Use

Understanding How Masks Affect Your Health – Common Issues with Daily Mask Use

The wearing of a mask is now commonplace, for both adults and children. This new addition to our world, however, comes with changes, not only to our habits, but also to our health. Here are common issues of concern with explanations as well as solutions: Does wearing a mask affect my Oxygen? Oxygen levels are …

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Pediatric Dentistry is Essential Healthcare

Pediatric Dentistry is Essential Healthcare: Here’s Why

During these unconventional times of navigating our way through a pandemic, we found it rather surprising that most dental procedures were considered “unessential” due to Covid-19 restrictions. Pediatric dentistry provides a fundamental part of healthcare that was, unfortunately, overlooked and unavailable to the majority of children for up to nearly four months. This was a …

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How Face Masks Affect Oral Health

What’s Happening Behind Your Mask: How Face Masks Are Affecting Oral Health During A Pandemic

According to the CDC, face masks can prevent the transmission of the Covid-19 virus, especially those asymptomatic who are unaware of their positive test results. The face mask is a safety measure used to block the respiratory droplets released by those potentially infected individuals. Wearing a face mask comes highly recommended by the experts in …

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The Association Between Periodontitis and Cognitive Impairment in Adults: What Parents Need To Know

The Association Between Periodontitis and Cognitive Impairment in Adults: What Parents Need To Know

It is just as important for parents to continue to maintain positive oral health as they get older, not only to lead by example, but also because many neurological studies are now showing that Dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) may be linked to periodontal disease, specifically the type of gum damage that results in …

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