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Smile! April is Oral Health Month

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Taking good care of your teeth and gums helps prevent tooth loss and keeps the rest of your body healthy. It can also stave off negative consequences of poor oral health like diabetes, heart disease and respiratory illnesses.

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Oral health is not only crucial to your appearance and sense of well-being, but also to your overall health.

Dental diseases may contribute to many serious conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, respiratory diseases, and premature and low-weight babies. Tooth decay can be painful and lead to serious infections. The discomfort of untreated tooth decay can affect children’s growth and learning.

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