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Time to See the Dentist?

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When was the last time you had your teeth cleaned? Here are 10 signs that it’s time to see your dentist.

Regular dental appointments every 6-months are vital for our oral health, however, nearly 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist even once a year. Whether it’s fear, lack of insurance or a busy schedule, coming in to see the dentist shouldn’t be put off for too long. Read More

Freshen Up for Valentine’s Day

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February 14th is a special day, are you ready?

As Valentine’s Day comes around, you may be freshening yourself up with a new outfit or perhaps a new hairdo, but what about your smile? Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, so what will you do to ensure that it is worth showing off? Read More

Be Grateful for a Healthy Smile this Thanksgiving

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Here are some tips to keep a healthy, good-looking smile this Thanksgiving.

November is finally here and that only means one thing- Thanksgiving! This time of year is a great time to spend with family and friends, reflecting on what you’re grateful for and enjoying the mighty fine Thanksgiving feast. One thing, however, that not a lot of people think about during this time of year is the effect the food and drinks are having on their teeth. It’s important to have a good time during the Thanksgiving season, but it’s also important to take care of your teeth. Read More

What is Sedation Dentistry?

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 If the idea of going to the dentist every six months frightens you, sedation dentistry may just be the cure.

If you are one of those people who would rather endure an excruciating tooth pain rather than go to the dentist, you best start looking into sedation dentistry because It may just save you from wanting to endure such pain.

Sedation dentistry is a way to help patients relax during a dental procedure, including a simple cleaning, by using some form of a sedative method.   Read More

Back to School Cleaning

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Are your kids’ teeth ready for school?

Year-round dentist visits are very important, but a back-to-school dentist visit is key to fighting the top chronic disease found in children: cavities. Every year, children miss 51 million hours of school due to dental diseases. Scheduling a back-to-school check-up will not only reduce or prevent you child from missing a day or two but can help your child avoid pain, eating troubles, difficulty speaking and school absences.

On top of taking your child to the dentist at the beginning of the school year, it would also be a good time to start getting your child into healthy oral habits. Teach your child the importance of taking extra special care of their teeth and how they can do so, such as…

  • Brushing teeth morning and night for two minutes.
  • How to correctly brush teeth.
  • Flossing once a day.
  • Eating healthy foods and drinking plenty of water.

Oral health starts early, so make sure to get your child into our office today!