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Make Time for Break Time: Lunchbox Ideas for Work

It’s lunchtime on a weekday. Do you know where your coworkers are? Chances are they’re still sitting at their desks—just like you’re sitting at yours—doing something similar to what you’re doing: pausing between bites to catch up on emails, hop on a call or surf the web. It turns out that skipped lunch breaks and […]

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Yes Whey, Cheese is Good for Your Teeth

Smile and say “cheese” for the good news: Cheese is “grate” for your smile! This melted gooey goodness pleases your taste buds, tummy and teeth. Cheese is a natural source of calcium, a key nutrient for building and maintaining strong teeth and bones. Cheese also contains a protein that prevents bacteria from sticking to your […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: 3-Ingredient Cookies

Love cookies but hate the guilt? Then stop feeling guilty and indulge the cookie monster inside you with these healthy and delicious cookies! Ingredients 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 cup uncooked quick oats ¼ cup crushed walnuts or pecans Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with […]

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Keeping a Clean Toothbrush Routine [infographic]

As many as 10 million microbes can live on your toothbrush at a time. Because one of the main purposes of a toothbrush is to remove bacteria from your mouth, it’s important to know how to keep a clean toothbrush routine:

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3 Reasons Your Teeth Love Turkey Day

Family, fellowship and food are just a few of the reasons why we love Thanksgiving. While the food may be flowing at the Turkey Day table, the smiles are too! Believe it or not, your teeth love Thanksgiving just as much as you. Here are the top 3 reasons your teeth love Turkey Day: Pumpkins. Pumpkins […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 cup buttermilk 3 large egg whites ¼ cup canned pumpkin 2 tbsp sugar-free maple-flavor syrup 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp oil Nuts such as walnuts or pecans (optional) Cooking spray Directions Mix the […]

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Pack a Mouth-healthy Lunch Your Child Will Actually Eat

School’s been in session for a month and you’ve finally gotten back into a rhythm. After you’ve double-checked your children’s homework, you’re likely to start prepping the next day’s lunch. Are you loading that lunchbox with tooth-friendly foods? While we know daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential to a healthy smile, nutrition […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Sugar-free Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 large egg 1 cup Splenda (or other artificial sweetener) 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 cup creamy natural peanut butter 1 tsp water Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use an electric mixer to beat the egg, Splenda, baking powder, and vanilla together for about a minute. Add peanut butter and […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Dark Chocolate Kiwi Pops

These delicious kiwi popsicles are a healthy way to indulge your sweet tooth on a hot Arizona day! Ingredients 6 large kiwis, peeled and cut into rounds that are ⅓” to ½” thick 1 cup dark chocolate chips ¼ cup coconut oil Lollipop sticks Directions Insert a lollipop stick through the edge of each kiwi […]

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3 Refreshing & Guilt-free Summer Drinks to Try

June in Arizona can be tortuous if you’re not sitting by the pool with an ice-cold drink! Even though a Long Island Ice Tea or Tom Collins might be calling your name, why not try something new and exotic? Your friends will love you and your waistline and teeth will thank you! Farmers Market Margarita […]

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