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Advise For Dealing With COVID-19

If you are sheltering at home and you feel like you are being bombarded with conflicting information, here’s a guide to the best practices for minimizing your exposure to COVID-19. WASH YOUR HANDS! I know you wash your hands now because you are not a disgusting person but wash them more.  Set up cues and […]

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Our Favorite Children’s Books

WITH THE HECTIC HOLIDAYS COMING UP I’ll be turning to books to take a mental vacation from the stress.  I have always loved reading and books and I bet everyone has a book that was special to them as a child, whether it’s a picture book their parents read to them or a novel that set […]

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Night Guards For Teeth Grinding

HAVE YOU EVER woken up with a sore jaw, tooth pain, or a headache? These are common symptoms of sleep bruxism, or teeth-grinding. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-15 percent of adults struggle with sleep bruxism, and children can experience it too. Because it happens during sleep, it can be difficult to control or stop. One way […]

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Five Types Of Dental Fillings

IT’S NEVER A GREAT feeling when the dentist tells you that you have a cavity, especially when you’ve been diligently brushing and flossing to keep your teeth healthy. The next step after a cavity is discovered is typically a dental filling. Fillings come in several different materials that have their own advantages and disadvantages, so let’s take […]

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Don’t Forget To Clean That Tongue!

YOU HEAR ALL THE TIME about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost as often about the importance of daily flossing. What you probably don’t hear a lot is that, if we want to maintain good oral health and hygiene, it’s also important for us to clean […]

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Supernumerary Teeth

MOST PEOPLE WILL develop a total of twenty baby teeth that are gradually replaced by a total of thirty-two adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t all appear, a condition called hypodontia. In even rarer cases, all the normal teeth will be present, plus at least one extra! These extra teeth are supernumerary teeth, and the condition is […]

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Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth

WISDOM TEETH REMOVAL is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting loopy from the anesthetics on YouTube, and enjoy an excuse to drink as many smoothies as possible. But why do we have these […]

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Moving Day Is Finally Here

This is it!  It’s finally happening! Moving Day Is Tomorrow! Moving Day Has Finally Arrived We’re closed tomorrow because we’ll be very busy with our final packing and then moving to the new office over the next 2 days.  But we will be back in business on Monday.               Our dental […]

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Oral Health Habits To Teach Your Children

RAISING A CHILD IS TOUGH work. There are so many things parents have to teach them so that they can succeed as they grow older. Included on that list are good oral health habits that will enable them to keep their teeth healthy and strong for life! Build Good Habits Early For permanent teeth to be […]

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Swimming And Oral Health

HERE’S NOTHING BETTER than a swim in the pool to cool down during the hot summer months. Before we dive in, we should be aware of how our time in the pool can impact our oral health. That’s right: the chlorine in swimming pools doesn’t just cause dry skin and eye irritation, it can also have […]

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