Marquette, MI – (mediaBrew Communications) – Kendra Knox and Kerrie Smith, who are both RNs, BSNs and Care Managers at Upper Peninsula Health Plan, joined Mark & Walt in the Morning today to talk about good oral health.
Knox talked about why overall good oral health is important and factors there are that increase a person’s risk of oral health problems.
Smith shared information and tips for people to use to protect their oral health, such as regular tooth brushing, maintaining a healthy diet and avoiding tobacco use.
She also added that it’s imperative to schedule regular cleanings and exams with your dentist.
They explained resources available for people go to so they can learn more or find a dentist in their area, including the the Upper Peninsula Health Plan website at www.uphp.com, or through smilemichigan.org.