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What Can I Expect at my Dental Hygiene Appointment?

Your Dental Hygienists - APLUS Institute

It has always been a common misconception that the Dental Hygienist only cleans your teeth. You can expect so much more from your professional Dental Hygienist. The first thing your Dental Hygienist will do is take a complete medical dental history to ensure that there is no contraindications to continue with your dental hygiene treatment. This medical dental interview will …

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Healthy Active Living

Healthy Living by APLUS Institute

Healthy, active living is extremely important for the prevention of certain chronic diseases like heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and cancer while ¬†improving overall quality of life.¬† This is best achieved through the combination of proper diet and nutrition, along with dedicating time to physical activity.¬† The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines set forth by the Canadian Society of Exercise …

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Cold Sores and Holiday

Oral Health & Holiday's - APlus Institute

You go on a holiday to a nice warm beach and when you return home your upper lip feels itchy and it tingles. One day later there is a small sore on the edge of your lip. Is this a sun blister? Most likely you have the manifestation of a herpes infection. Did this infection come from drinking foreign water …

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Oral Health is Linked to Total Health

Oral Health is Total Health - APlus Institute

Did you know that oral health has been linked to total health? Clients who have biofilm, plaque and tartar in their mouth are more at risk for cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, pneumonia to name but a few conditions. Recent scientific evidence has shown that biofilm (plaque) activates the inflammatory process in the body making the person more at risk for …

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