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Healthy mouth, healthy body

Oral health is essential to your overall well-being. Which is why we’ve worked with Columbia University and other experts to provide resources to keep you and your family healthy.

Tips to keep you smiling

Here are four simple ways to make sure your teeth and gums get the care they need.

Why your mouth matters

With some dental conditions, there can be other health issues, too. Your dentist can help you make sure you get the right treatment.

Protect your heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. And people with gum disease (periodontitis) may be more likely to have heart attacks or strokes. Find out what changes you may need to be aware of when it comes to dental care.

Manage your diabetes

People with diabetes are at risk for many dental issues, including gingivitis (the earliest stage of gum disease). Find out how to manage this to avoid issues in the future.

Prevent gum disease

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that hold the teeth in place. It usually begins when bacteria that aren’t properly removed during brushing and flossing inflame the gums. We’ve got everything you need to know about periodontal issues and how to treat them.

Learn more about oral care

Check out our library of resources dedicated to oral health concerns related to children, older adults, dental treatments, mouth injuries and more.

Enjoy exclusive discounts

Enjoy exclusive discounts

Did you know that those with poor brushing habits are 1.5 times more likely to have cavities? You can help avoid that with a combination of regular dental visits and at-home preventive care. Aetna offers exclusive discounts on oral hygiene products that help make at-home care more affordable.


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