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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November 24, 2018
USE ‘EM OR LOSE ‘EM: DON’T LET YOUR DENTAL BENEFITS GO TO WASTE

For most patients, dental benefits renew each January, while others renew on an enrollment date or fiscal year. Studies have shown under 3% of PPO dental plan members use all of their allotted benefits each year. This could mean thousands of wasted hard-earned dollars per family. Most traditional dental benefit plans have yearly maximums and […]

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November 24, 2018
ORTHO ISN’T JUST CHILD’S PLAY

Spoiler alert: You’re never too old for a perfect smile or relief from jaw joint discomfort. Lack of access to proper dental care and economic hardship are two reasons parents don’t get their children’s teeth straightened. Or maybe some issues develop later in life. But times are changing, and with many dental benefit plans now […]

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November 24, 2018
TAKING THE PAIN OUT OF HYGIENE

Being a parent is awesome. But for those trying to teach their children good oral hygiene habits, the struggle is real. It can be a trying time, but it’s one of those necessary skills that your child will take with him or her into adulthood. Fortunately, there is a grab bag of ideas to help […]

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October 11, 2018
NON-CANDY TREATS FOR A HEALTHIER HALLOWEEN

Here are ten treats that take the fright out of a candy-free Halloween. Trick-or-treating is a much-loved tradition and one of the only “holidays” that registers on a child’s radar. Being out at night, dressing up, and the thought of pillowcases full of candy are all part of the allure of the spookiest night of […]

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October 1, 2018
KEEP YOUR SMILE BOO-TIFUL THIS HALLOWEEN.

Here are some tips and tricks to make this year’s Halloween a treat for your teeth! With Halloween quickly approaching, the stores are already full of costumes and candy. If you have braces, Halloween can be like looking in the window of a haunted house – you want to go in, but you know you […]

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September 11, 2018
HEALTHY MOM, HEALTHY BABY

With a little help from your dental team, a healthy mouth during pregnancy is something that’s easy to deliver. Pregnancy is an exciting time for any woman, but it is also full of a seemingly endless list of do’s and don’ts. Thankfully, there have been incredible advancements in the dental field that help make your […]

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August 15, 2018
NOT JUST PULP FICTION: THE TRUTH ABOUT DENTAL ABSCESSES

WHAT IS AN ABSCESS? An abscess is an infection. There are two types of dental abscesses. A periapical abscess, which happens at the root of a tooth and a periodontal abscess which happens in the gum. A periapical abscess can occur when decay gets into the nerve chamber, killing the nerve and pulp tissue. Sometimes […]

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July 27, 2018
ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSHES OFFER ONE MORE REASON TO SMILE

Electric toothbrushes are an excellent idea for everyone, but for people with arthritis, cognitive impairments or those who have suffered a stroke, an electric toothbrush can be a little breath of independence that gives a boost of self-confidence. Little has changed design-wise in the 2,000-plus years since toothbrushes have been around. Even the Ancient Babylonians […]

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July 1, 2018
WHY DO SOME DENTAL CLEANINGS COST MORE?

Not all dental cleanings are created equal. Find out why some hygiene appointments cost more than others and learn how you can save time and money in the dental chair. A “regular” cleaning is clinically called prophylaxis or a prophy cleaning and is a preventative measure to prevent periodontal disease. It includes removing plaque and […]

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