earth day dentist columbia scApril 22nd, 2013 is quickly approaching, as the world prepares to celebrate for the 42nd annual Earth Day celebration.  The purpose of this celebration is to raise awareness for global issues and causes pertaining to the environment.   The best part is that in preparation for this major celebration, dentists across the world are willing to help you get ready for this “go green” event and frame of mind.

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Why are you not already involved, we ask?  Many people are be stereotypically recognized as stating that going green requires too much of their time and energy towards one topic that is clearly not relevant to them personally, as well as the idea that too much of their money will be spent while striving to reach their environmentally friendly goal.  Money, as can be assumed, is not something that everyone has to contribute to many causes.  The idea, though, is that you do not need to drastically alter your life style, contribute a great deal of money, or lose a significant amount of time in making an effort to transform towards a more “green” way of living.

Here is a couple of ideas to conserve water while brushing your teeth…

How are dentists playing their part in supporting this movement, you ask?  Dentist Columbia, as well as several other Dentists and dental offices are urging customers to reduce the amount of water left running while brushing one’s teeth.  They are doing so by asking their loyal customers to fill a glass of water prior to brushing to rinse out the mouth, so that the water is not left running while brushing and rinsing the mouth come to a close.  Additionally, dentists are incorporating some of their new skills and advice within their actual offices.  For example, offices are reducing the amount of waste that their businesses create by using digital x-rays instead of foil wrappers, as well as asking their office employees to reduce the amount of paper and plastic waste that they are creating.  Recycling containers are also be utilized more frequently within these office locations.

Get the family involved, and save the Earth together.

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All of the residents of Earth need to consider the great impact that their behaviors are sure to have on the environment in years to come.  While small changes can create a lasting impact on the environment, it is important to remember that those changes begin with you.  If you’re not willing to make the effort, then who is going to?

Well were you there in 1970 on Independence Mall in Philadelphia on the 1st April 22nd 1970?

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Maintaining your dental health helps boost your immune system by reducing virus-spreading bacteria in your mouth. Teeth cleanings also help prevent gum disease, which can lower your ability to fight other infections & increase your risk for respiratory disease.

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