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Do Women Have Different Health Needs Than Men?

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While everyone experiences oral health issues, some dental problems disproportionately affect women more than men. Women’s dental problems are primarily due to hormonal fluctuations during different life stages, including puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. These endocrinological changes can impact gum health, saliva production, and bone density. Discover some of the most common oral health issues women face and learn how …

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Bumps on Gums and What They Mean

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Bumps on your gums can be a painful problem. These bumps come in many shapes and sizes and have many causes. Most bumps on gums can be irritating but harmless; however, some bumps can be symptoms of more serious problems. It is important that you see a dentist if you discover a bump on your gum. Whether it is serious …

8 Dental Facts That Will Surprise You

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While you may already know that your teeth are the hardest substance in your body, did you know that a knocked-out tooth starts to die within 15 minutes, your teeth have a 200 lb. bite force, and adults have more teeth than children? Keep reading for more interesting dental facts that may surprise you. 1. Every Person Has a Unique …