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3 Myths About Oral Cancer

Visiting Castle Dental for regular checkups and cleanings means you’re being proactive in detecting early signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to any cancer that develops in your mouth, sinuses, and throat. If not treated early, it can be life-threatening. Stay on top of your oral health by reading this blog to learn more…

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Two Weeks to a Heart-Healthy Smile

Did you know that caring for your oral health will also help your heart? In honor of the month of love, we created a 14-day plan to help you establish habits that will benefit both your smile and heart. Read on to see what you can do to keep both your smile and heart happy!…

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Maximize Your 2023 Dental Benefits

The end of 2023 is fast approaching so now’s the time to maximize your dental insurance benefits if you have not already done so. Most benefits expire on December 31st so we, at Castle Dental, want to make sure you are getting the most out of your benefits! Here are some simple tips you can…

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The Importance of Military Dentists

With Armed Forces Day approaching, we wanted to focus on and honor our military dentists! Since the American Revolution, dental care has been a part of the military. As decades progressed, dentists have become important members of our troops and their work should not be overlooked. Because they may be the only dental provider in…

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Gum Disease Patients Nearly Nine Times More Likely to Die of COVID-19

In a study published in the online Journal of Clinical Periodontology, researchers found that COVID patients with gum disease were more likely to suffer serious medical complications, including being: 3.5 times more likely to be admitted to intensive care 4.5 times more likely to need a ventilator Nearly nine times more likely to die compared…

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Five Candy-Free Ideas for Your Little Ones on Valentine’s Day

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re a parent of a young child, it’s likely they’ll have an opportunity (or a few) at some point that day to exchange Valentine’s goodies with friends. We love the sentiment of this holiday, but encourage families to get creative and…

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Identifying the Cause of Your Oral Health Woes

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash Are the holidays stressing you out? Take a deep breath. Stress can cause wear and tear on your body, including your mouth. Ever had a painful canker sore? Or experienced uncomfortable dry mouth? Felt the symptoms of gum disease? Or ended your day with a sore jaw from grinding your…

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Give the Gift of Oral Health To Your Community This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for reflecting on this year’s activities and milestones, giving and giving back. Which is why we’re thinking about all the smiles that come into our offices and the difference we’re making with the help of the Smiles for Everyone Foundation at home and abroad. Smiles for Everyone Foundation was founded in 2011…

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Top Foods to Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Nobody wants to deal with the pain and discomfort caused by cavities, least of all your children! Limiting foods high in sugar like candy and soda is a great way to start taking care of your child’s overall oral health, but to maintain it, eating certain foods can help. From dairy to different fruits and…

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Periodontitis and Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular issues and disease effects nearly 50 million Americans annually and is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. National Wear Red Day, held earlier this month, aims to educate and prevent heart disease, lung disease and strokes through awareness and action. Recently scientists have linked oral health to cardiovascular disease.…

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