May 11, 2020
WHEN IS A CLEANING MORE THAN A CLEANING?

If you’ve missed a few professional cleanings or haven’t been brushing at home, you may need more than a “regular cleaning,” costing you more time and money. Did you know a routine cleaning is clinically called a prophylaxis, or prophy cleaning? This is because it’s a preventative measure to reduce your risk of developing periodontal […]

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April 7, 2020
EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

During the COVID-19 pandemic, every aspect of our lives has taken a drastic turn. And while many activities grind to a halt, health-related conditions don’t always follow the same strategy. Dental problems often occur at the most inopportune time, and our current situation amplifies that challenge. The American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines currently recommend that […]

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March 13, 2020
ATHLETES AND TOOTH DECAY: THE SURPRISING CONNECTION

Studies find that, on average, despite taking care of their physical health, many athletes have more tooth decay than their peers. Athletes are known for taking excellent care of their bodies so they can perform at the top of their game. However, a 2013 study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that […]

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January 17, 2020
SHOW YOUR TEETH SOME LOVE AND TRY A WHITENING OPTION THAT WORKS FOR YOU!

This Valentine’s Day, forget the candy hearts and roses and give yourself the gift of a brighter, whiter smile. As children, our teeth are naturally bright and white. But as we age, our smiles can get dingy and stained. There are many reasons, including tooth trauma, food and drink choices, tobacco use, childhood illnesses, and […]

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December 1, 2019
GETTING THROUGH COLD AND FLU SEASON IS NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT

It’s tempting to give up basic hygiene when you’re feeling under the weather but these tips for caring for your mouth can help you feel better sooner. Everyone knows that one of the best ways to prevent getting a cold is by washing your hands. But what if despite your best efforts, you find yourself […]

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November 1, 2019
BEAT THE END OF YEAR RUSH AND DON’T LET YOUR BENEFITS GO TO WASTE

Get in early! Schedule your appointments now before the schedule fills up! Each year, millions of dollars are wasted by not maxing out your dental benefits or using up the money set aside in your FSA. Most dental insurance companies reset their “benefit year” starting on January 1st. This means you have until the end […]

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October 1, 2019
DOES EVERY CHILD NEED SEALANTS?

Over the last two decades, dental sealants have become a more common means to prevent tooth decay in children. What exactly are they? Are they safe? What is involved in applying them? At-home brushing, flossing, and professional cleanings remain the best way to prevent cavities, but sometimes little hands have trouble brushing well. The grooves […]

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September 1, 2019
WHAT EXACTLY IS A ROOT CANAL?

Root canals might get a bad rap, but they are one of many options to save your natural teeth. Thanks to advances in technology, they are more comfortable and successful than ever. Years ago, the mere thought of a root canal would cause people more pain than an actual toothache. But now, advances in digital […]

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August 1, 2019
WHAT CAUSES BAD BREATH?

Bad breath isn’t fun for anyone. Here are a few causes and some ideas to keep your breath fresh. Sometimes bad breath is the result of a garlicky dinner or morning coffee but sometimes it’s caused by a chronic condition called halitosis. If you have persistent bad breath that doesn’t go away even after brushing […]

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July 1, 2019
ESSENTIAL VITAMINS AND MINERALS EVERY GROWING CHILD NEEDS

Summer vacation is now officially in full swing. Cookouts, the ice cream man, and running to and from the pool, beach, or camp might make fitting in a proper meal difficult. Healthy eating is crucial for everyone, but for children, it’s especially important that they get their recommended daily allowances of bone-growing, muscle-strengthening, vitamins and […]

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