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June is National Men's Health Month. Across the country, preventative screenings, health fairs, media spotlights, and other health education and outreach activities will raise the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Why is oral health important for me? Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health and, according to research, their oral health is equally ignored. Good oral health has been linked to longevity, yet one of the most common factors associated with infrequent dental checkups is just being male. Men are less likely....

Toothpaste has many functions: It delivers fluoride to prevent cavities, delivers fluoride to prevent cavities, plaque and food from your teeth, polishes your teeth and removes stains surface over time, and freshens breath. Overall, toothpaste promotes good oral health. What's in toothpaste? Toothpaste, also known as dentifrice, is available in paste or gel form. Despite the many types of toothpaste that exist, some ingredients are common to most varieties. These include: Abrasives, such as silica, to brush away the leftover food and plaque on your teeth with the help of your toothbrush. Abrasives also polish your teeth and remove stains....

Going to the dentist can cause anxiety, and that's a normal reaction. You can overcome this fear by educating yourself and talking with your dentist and the dental team. Read on to learn more about dental anxiety and what you can do to overcome your fears. Why do people experience dentistry-related anxiety? There are many causes of dental anxiety. Among them are: Fear of pain. Feeling like you are not in control or are helpless. Embarrassment about the condition of your teeth. Your own past experiences, or experiences of your family and friends. Fear of needles, drills, and gagging. Costly....