As we age, it becomes even more crucial to take care of our oral health. Dental care for senior citizens can be difficult to navigate, since routine dental care is not covered under Medicare, and sparse funds may limit plan coverage. Here are some options for seniors Dental … [Read more...]
3 Homemade Healthy Popsicles
Ice-cold desserts always taste better during the summer months, but most varieties found in the supermarket are packed with added sugar. Do your smile a favor and make your own homemade healthy popsicles. Fruit Infused Water Pops Ingredients Sliced fruit (add your … [Read more...]
Is Your Oral Health Keeping You Up at Night?
Do you snore or grind your teeth while sleeping? Not only does this lead to a poorer night’s sleep, it can also wake you or your partner up night after night. If your snoring or teeth grinding is impacting your sleep, don’t ignore it any longer, it’s likely to only get … [Read more...]
9 Common Questions and Answers for Parents Considering Braces for their Children
If it’s time to consider getting braces for you or your child, a few concerns have probably crossed your mind: What if my child gets teased? What is the right age for braces? What if it hurts? Take a moment to familiarize yourself with frequently asked questions about braces, so … [Read more...]
Share aloha with your keiki, not germs.
These days, avoiding and eliminating germs, viruses and diseases are on top of every parent’s mind. Because our mouths are the gateway for germs to enter our bodies, Hawaii Dental Service (HDS) wants to share some oral health tips parents and children can practice every day to … [Read more...]
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