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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Dentists Are the First Line of Defense for Elder Abuse


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Every year more than 2.5 million older Americans may be victims of elder abuse, and in some cases dentists serve as the first line of defense.



Dirty Music

Can your musical instrument make you ill? Research has shown that playing a musical instrument can help nourish, cultivate, and increase intelligence in children, but playing a used instrument also can pose a potentially dangerous health risk. Click here to learn more!


Oral Warning Signs

Regular dental exams not only help to decrease a patient's risk of oral diseases, such as cavities and periodontal (gum) disease, but they may also help to diagnose other, sometimes life-threatening, medical conditions. Click here to learn more.


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