4 Dental Clinic Tips for Good Health from Head to Toe

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Did you know that your dental health clearly reflects your overall medical health?

Learn four simple ways to keep your teeth and your body healthy.

Protecting your Teeth can Save your Life

Your dental health not only reflects, but also has a significant impact on your overall health. While your dental clinic has always told you that dental care is good for your teeth, they have neglected to say it can help save you from many diseases. See, according to affordable dentists, research has shown a relationship between gum disease and a number of medical conditions, including:

  • Leukemia
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Oral cancer

4 Simple Steps to Preserve your Dental Health

Dental care doesn’t have to be complicated. Simply by maintaining good oral hygiene at home and visiting a good affordable dentist on a regular basis, you protect your smile from numerous dental problems. You’ll find dentists to be your allies in your quest for dental health. As a bonus, affordable dentists say that taking care of your teeth can save you the expense, time, and trouble of dental work down the line. Follow these four steps to have your healthiest smile:

  1. Brush your teeth at least twice a day, for two to three minutes each time. Ask your dental clinic to teach you the proper brushing techniques.
  2. Floss at least once a day to remove any plaque trapped in your teeth.
  3. Maintain a healthy diet to get the necessary nutrients for a healthy smile and body.
  4. Visit a dental clinic for check-ups and cleanings on a regular basis to detect early signs of dental disease. If you don’t have a good affordable dentist, find dentists near you by asking for recommendations from family, friends, or your primary physician.

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Maple Shade Dental Group offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Peoria. With 3 affiliated practices throughout Illinois, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Maple Shade Dental Group, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Maple Shade Dental Group.

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