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Stress

Stress Takes Its Toll During COVID: Insomnia, Hair Loss

In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer began waking each morning with a throbbing headache.

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Dental

New Dental Treatment Helps Fill Cavities & Insurance Gaps for Elderly

Dental hygienist Jennifer Geiselhofer often cleans the teeth of senior patients who can’t easily get to a dentist’s office.

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Dentist, dentists

Dentists Charge Extra For Infection Control

After nearly two months at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Erica Schoenradt was making plans in May to see her dentist for a checkup.

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Dental Office Openings For Routine Care Touches Nerve

Tom Peeling wanted his teeth cleaned and wasn’t going to let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way.

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The dental care gap

By Al Norman A new policy brief released in mid-August by the state’s Health Policy Commission (HPC) underscores the importance of dental health — one of the major gaps in elder health care plans. I personally have helped several seniors get dentures recently, and I can tell you it was a major run-around to get […]

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Oral care important for the older population

Older Americans make up a growing percentage of the population. As we continue to live longer, the need for proper oral care is vital to maintain natural teeth and enhance the quality of life.

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