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Dental and Oral Health Center

Your mouth is a mirror for your general health.

Dental and oral health goes beyond healthy teeth; oral health is integral to your overall health and well-being. Oral diseases can cause serious health problems and be very expensive to correct, especially if they're not caught early.

Even more importantly, dental disease can cause health problems that go way beyond the mouth. In fact, research has shown that there are some types of oral disease that may lead to serious he (More)

Understanding Dental and Oral Health Center

  • Braces
  • Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
  • Dental and Oral Health (Adults)
  • Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Face and Jaw Surgery
  • Gum Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Mouth Diseases
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  • Commonly Asked Questions


  • How Do You Go About Finding the Right Dentist?
  • How Does What I Eat Affect My Oral Health? (Academy of General Dentistry)
  • Implants vs. Root Canals: Which is Better?
  • Should I Get Sealants? - Quiz
  • Test Your Dental IQ - Quiz
  • What Treatments Are Available for Burning Mouth Syndrome?
  • Why Is Brushing with Toothpaste Important? (Academy of General Dentistry)
  • Why Is Oral Health Important for Men? (Academy of General Dentistry)

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    NetWellness Expert Dennis J McTigue

    Dennis J McTigue, DDS
    The Ohio State University


    Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015