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The Dental Blog of Bradley J. Olson, DDS

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General Dentistry |1 min read

School based oral health

February Is National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month. The ADA News (2/4) reports that February is National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month, “an effort to highlight and recognize the role school-based health care providers play in ensuring students...

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Office News |1 min read

Great idea

Consumers Want Simplified Icon To Identify Healthy Food Options, Study Suggests. NPR (1/24, Ellis) said that a survey by the American Heart Association and the International Food Information Council Foundation found that “95 percent of shoppers at least sometimes seek...

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General Dentistry |1 min read

More oral-systemic connections

Consumer Reports: Rheumatoid Arthritis And Gum Disease May Be “Partner Conditions.” The Washington Post (1/14) published a Consumer Reports article that discussed how some illnesses may increase a person’s risk of having a “partner condition.” The article included...

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Lifestyle |1 min read

Keep moving for a longer life

Replacing Just 30 Minutes Of Sitting With Any Kind Of Movement On A Daily Basis May Help People Live A Longer Life, Study Indicates. TIME (1/15, Ducharme) reports new research “published in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds that replacing just 30 minutes of...

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Restorative Dentistry |0 min read

More help for dry mouth

Sugar-Free Gum Or Candy May Help Alleviate Xerostomia. Reader’s Digest (1/11, Feintuch) stated that “hundreds of medications, such as antihistamines, decongestants, and muscle relaxers, as well as those to treat nerve pain and anxiety, can cause dry mouth,” which is a...

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Lifestyle |0 min read

Staying in Shape

Study Looks Into Affect Of Lifelong Exercise On Muscle Health, Cardiovascular System. The NPR (12/10, Neighmond) “Shots” blog reports that the findings of a recent study “suggest a dramatic benefit of lifelong exercise for both muscle health and the cardiovascular...

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Office News |0 min read

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Products With ADA Seal Among Recommended Holiday Gifts. In its list of “the best gifts under $50 to give this holiday season,” TIME (12/7) includes the Quip Power Toothbrush, a product with the ADA Seal of Acceptance. BuzzFeed (12/7, Tonti) includes a Waterpik Water...

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