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Free Resources to Stop Smoking and Vaping

During the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented global health crisis, the need to stop smoking and vaping has been clearer and more urgent than ever.

Robin L. Poole, CRDH, MA, the current president of the Florida Dental Hygienist’s Association (FDHA), addresses the topic of quitting smoking in an open letter:

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2 Big Reasons You Absolutely Do Need a Dental Hygienist

Whether or not you really need a dental hygienist depends upon your goals.

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Heart Surgery to Better Health – My Amazing Success Story

Better health can be achieved if we ask the right questions. By thinking more about the medicines, the food we eat and how to better supplement our diet, we can improve our health. Hopefully, my own story will inspire people to ask those questions, which will lead to better health.

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Free Covid-19 testing in Bavaria, Germany

The German governor of Bavaria, Markus Söder, announced that free testing for COVID – 19 would be available for all residents starting tomorrow, July 1, 2020. These tests are available whether the person has symptoms or not and can be repeated if necessary. See the article by Reuters here.

Featured photo by Reuters.

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Oral Wellness: Health’s Essential Component

By Demika Levy, RDH in Dubai

People often ask me about oral wellness.

As the times change, so does the moniker that defines my role and the treatment I provide to my patients. As a hygienist, I am responsible for educating patients about their oral health. Oral health involves having them understand the connection between the biofilm in their mouths and the impact on the oral structures and the other systems in the body.

Therefore, oral wellness is a component of Total Body Wellness. This incorporates the health, function, and aesthetics of the oral cavity. All three—health, function, and aesthetics—are the optimum of oral wellness. Read on to learn why.

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Gut Microbiome: Key to Strong Immunity

A diverse gut microbiome is essential to a strong immune system. Ion* Biome helps to restore gut health. Gut health is significant. Did you know that 70% of your immune system is produced in your digestive tract? It is true. Therefore, to achieve health, your digestive health must be supported.

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Discover Skin Care for Glowing Skin

Skin care for glowing skin is easier to find than ever. Some companies make convincing claims about their products but do not deliver. This is because their products are superficially effective. Skin care products for glowing skin must support your overall health from within.

Bring your skincare routine to new heights with these conscientious companies whose products support your natural beauty, both inside and out.

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International Traveling Dental Hygienist: Alanna Kirschner, RDH

Alanna Kirschner is an International Traveling Dental Hygienist from Canada who has worked in Liechtenstein and now works in Jamaica.

Where are you originally from? Manitoba Canada

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Better Digestive Health – Total Health Secret?

How can improving your digestive health impact on your total health? The secret lies with the immune system and the overall benefits may surprise you.

Do you ever get butterflies or that ‘sick feeling’ in your tummy? Are stress and anxiety taking over and causing stomach upset? Do you find it hard to drop off and stay asleep? Are inflammation or Gastrointestinal (GI) issues a problem?