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March is for Nutrition

The American Dental Association (ADA) has recognized March for nutrition. Nutrition not only affect yours overall health but also your oral health. When purchasing foods, take into consideration how much sugar is present in foods. Look at the label on the side and check out choosemyplate.gov to learn how to read and understand labels. Foods with a large amount of sugar in it can promote decay by making your mouth more acidic. The ADA has a great video on Diet and Dental Health (click on the green diet and dental health to take you to the video). 

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The Mouth-Body Connection

As a dental team, we stress the importance of oral health to overall health. In this article released by Oral Health America, it explains how loss of teeth can effect people in the future. It effects how people are able to consume food, speak, and express emotion. Remember to visit your dentist regularly to have your teeth and dentures cleaned and checked.

http://www.toothwisdom.org/resources/entry/mouth-body-connection

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