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Tyrades! Have you been avoiding the dentist?

 
Series: Tyrades | Story 49


Life is returning to normal; but where dental health is concerned, normal may not be good enough.

According to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, even BEFORE the pandemic, one-third of American adults under 65 hadn’t had a dental exam or cleaning in more than a year.

That is a disturbing statistic. If Annie was correct in singing, “You’re never fully dressed without a smile,” an awful lot of us are going commando.

I’m not into floss-shaming; but I conscientiously kept my six-month checkup appointment earlier in July, and I hope I can convince a few...



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