Five Things to Do in Port Macquarie When It’s Raining

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The sun is not always shining in beautiful Port Macquarie. In fact, the seaside climate sometimes makes for some pretty bad rain storms. While Port Macquarie is known most for being a great outdoor destination, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do when it’s not so beautiful out. From museums and restaurants to indoor active spaces and more, there’s still tons to do in Port Macquarie when it’s raining. Take a look at our list of the top five things to do in Port Macquarie when it’s raining. Did we mention your favorite indoor activity? If so, leave a comment! […]

Five Secrets You Can’t Keep from Your Dentist

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A dentist visit is all about your teeth and gums, right? Most people think of routine dental cleanings as a fairly cut-and-dry experience. But you may be surprised to learn about the many things your dentist can tell about you — including your best-kept secrets — simply by administering a routine oral exam. How much you really floss Sorry, but your dentist can see right through all your flossing fibs. Some may think it’s good enough to break out the dental floss once or twice just before their exam, but that’s not enough to fool a professional. If you flossed […]

How Dental Sealants Improve Kids’ Dental Health

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It’s long been understood that whenever possible, preventative measures are far better and cheaper than treating a problem that’s already developed. Basic preventative measures like brushing and flossing are already a part of most people’s daily oral care routine. But others, such as getting dental sealants, are a great way of taking extra measures to keep teeth healthy.  To address this issue and help increase children’s access to preventative oral care, school districts across the US in low socioeconomic areas have begun offering programs that provide subsidized dental sealants to kids while they’re at school. According to an October 2016 study […]

Plastic Packaging and Your Children’s Teeth

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Plastic Packaging and Your Children’s Teeth Parents will do anything to take care of their kids and help them develop strong, healthy teeth. Of course, this objective can be frustrating when the list of things to avoid seems to grow longer every day. Sorry, Mom and Dad, but it’s time to add another to the list: Bisphenol A (or BPA), a chemical commonly found in plastic packaging for food and drinks. Many parents are already aware of the risks associated with BPA. Scientists and public health officials have been aware for a while that prolonged exposure to BPA can negatively […]

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