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2010-12-30 06:14:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing stress, developing healthy habits and saving money are among the top ten New Year's resolutions for 2011, according to the U.S. Government's Office of Citizen Services and Communications, but less than 50 percent of Americans will maintain those resolutions beyond six months. While many consumers focus on weight loss as part of their healthy goals, good dental hygiene is an important aspect of healthy living that may affect cardiovascular...

2010-12-06 08:07:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans place a high value on the importance of oral health, yet there is room for improvement when it comes to practicing proper oral hygiene at home, according to a nationwide survey of 1,008 adults released today by Philips Sonicare, the #1 recommended power toothbrush by U.S. dental professionals. The findings suggest that consumers have good intentions toward taking care of their oral health, but need more education and motivation to...

2010-12-01 08:15:00

Follow these simple and easy-to-keep oral health resolutions CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many people ring in a new year by making health-related resolutions to improve their lives, but how many of those lifestyle changes are kept past January? The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 35,000 general dentists dedicated to staying up to date in the profession through continuing education, has compiled some easy-to-keep oral health...

2010-10-07 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Crest® is proud to introduce the newest addition to the Crest Pro-Health family, Crest® Pro-Health® Complete Rinse, with fluoride for tooth care. Crest Pro-Health Complete Rinse provides six benefits in one: re-builds enamel, helps prevent cavities, cleans teeth & gums, kills bad breath germs, and freshens breath. It helps users achieve a better check-up at their next dental visit by strengthening...

2010-09-10 13:04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not news that there is a significant link between one's oral health and overall health. Though studies are ongoing, researchers have known for quite some time that the mouth is connected to the rest of the body. "Your mouth is the entry point of many bacteria," said Dr. Steven Grater, Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) member and general dentist from Harrisburg. "To keep this bacteria from going into your body, cleaning your...

2010-08-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, AUGUST 6: NATIONAL FRESH BREATH DAY Profile America -- Friday, August 6th. A group of dentists in New York, tiptoeing into a sensitive area, have proclaimed today as National Fresh Breath Day. The idea is to make people aware that...

2010-02-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have gum disease, you're not alone. Approximately 80 percent of American adults have some form of the disease. Gum (periodontal) diseases are chronic bacterial infections that affect the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and, if left untreated, can lead to serious health problems including heart disease. Researchers have found that people with periodontal disease are twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease compared to those...

2009-10-09 16:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All of us have experienced bad breath at some point. However, suffering from chronic bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing and affect your self-esteem and relationships with family, friends and coworkers. The good news -- bad breath is often preventable and easily treated. If you find yourself regularly using mints, gum or mouthwash to mask the odor of bad breath, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) recommends talking to...

2009-10-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- By Dr. Michael Apa, DDS, PC People often connect a dull smile with age. Chips, cracks, and stains on your teeth can add years to your face. However, a bright smile gives the impression of good health, good habits and youth. What you might not know is that many of the external causes of an aging smile are determined by health and lifestyle decisions you make everyday. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the third consecutive year, Crest and Scope have partnered with Ryan Seacrest, one of Hollywood's hardest working and most successful on-air talent and producer, to launch the new Outlast trio of products including new Scope Outlast mouthwash, Crest Extra White Plus Scope Outlast toothpaste and Oral-B Floss Picks Plus Scope Outlast flavor. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/pg/39923/...