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Sensative Teeth

01.26.2015

Have you ever experienced pain in your teeth after a sip of hot tea or a spoonful of ice cream? If so, you may have sensitive teeth.  Read More »

Glaucoma Awareness Month

01.13.2015

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Celebrate healthy vision during Glaucoma Awareness Month by learning more about this potentially blinding disease that has no early warning signs. Read More »

New Year, New You

12.31.2014

New Year, New You

Many people set goals for a healthier lifestyle in the New Year. Why not make one of your New Year’s resolutions improving your oral health?  Read More »

Happy Holidays

12.19.2014

Thank you for your support of toothwisdom.org this year! May we wish you a happy holiday season.  Read More »

Why the Older Americans Act Matters

12.16.2014

Every day in the U.S. 10,000 adults reach age 65 and this “silver tsunami” is only expected to accelerate. Added together, by 2030 there will be 72.1 million older adults in the U.S. As we move into 2015, the country will celebrate the 80th anniversary of Social Security, the 50th anniversaries of Medicare, Medicaid and the Older Americans Act. Though the Older Americans Act benefits many older adults we are more than 4 years late in renewing it!  Read More »

15 Songs for the Booming Generation

12.12.2014

Everyone has their own life soundtrack. Your soundtrack is a way to express ideas and emotions that best describe you. Doug Bradley a U.S. Army Veteran and author of DEROS Vietnam recently put together a list of songs that in his eyes, defined the “boomer” generation.  Read More »

National Memory Screening Day

11.17.2014

Do you or a loved one battle with memory loss? Join the Alzheimer's Foundation of America for National Memory Screening Day for services and resources.  Read More »

Veterans Day: Why is it Important to You?

11.11.2014

Veterans Day, a day where the American people set aside time to honor all of the men and women who have served our country. Through services, parades at community centers and memorials Americans from all generations and backgrounds come together on November 11th to celebrate those who have fought to keep our country free. Dr. Kyle Colvett from Tennessee shared why Veterans Day is important to him. Has a veteran played an important role in your life or are you veteran yourself? Read More »

Oral Health Report- Illinois

10.24.2014

A recent study throughout the state of Illinois found that more than 80% of older adults do not have dental insurance. Are older adults in your state covered?  Read More »

Medicare Questions?

10.23.2014

Not sure what plan is right for you? Want to know how much Medicare cost? AARP has created a tool to help answer your questions.  Read More »