How to Tell a Loved One They Have Bad Breath

Chronic bad breath is a unique health concern because it doesn’t only affect you and your own body, but everyone around you. We all know what it’s like to talk to someone who has bad breath. You probably try and get out of the conversation as quickly as possible. But what about when this person is your friend, spouse or...

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Dentist-Approved Stocking Stuffers For Everyone on Your List!

We might not have ideas for all of your big gifts, but for stockings, we have you covered. Since the HYDRALIEF team is all about oral health, we scoured the internet for some of our favorite mouth-friendly and dentist-approved gift ideas. And no, they’re not just boring toothbrushes. We have something that will bring a pleasantly surprised smile to everyone on...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Isn’t Really Arthritis. And Other Things You Didn’t Know About RA

When you hear the word arthritis, what do you think of? Many of you probably associate that word with the type of arthritis that affects the cartilage and joints. This is Osteoarthritis—a common form of arthritis found in older adults. What many people don’t know is that arthritis comes in many forms, over 100 of them actually. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an often misunderstood form...

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Three Ways to Keep Your Mouth Healthy When You Have Diabetes

So what can you do? Fortunately, taking care of your oral health when you have diabetes is pretty straight forward. You just have to be consistent about it. Here a few simple ways to ensure your mouth stays healthy when you have diabetes

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Your Saliva is Trying to Tell You Something. Are You Listening?

When was the last time you examined your saliva? That might sound like an odd question, but your saliva can actually tell you a lot about your overall health. We are accustomed to blood tests, weighing ourselves regularly and using other measurements to determine whether or not we are healthy. Now, health professionals are turning to saliva for cues about...

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