February is Heart Health Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. February Heart Health Month, and is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. Did you know that heart disease and oral health are...

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Presidential Smile Secrets

In honor of Presidents Day on Monday February 18th, we’re revealing smile secrets of just a few of our Command-in-Chief’s: George Washington At the time of inauguration, Washington has one natural tooth.  Throughout his life, Washington wore various dentures, some even made from human teeth, which was...

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Winter Weather Tooth Tips

We all know winter is cold and flu season.  However, winter can also negatively impact your oral health. We've listed some tips for maintaining a healthy smile this winter. Stay Hydrated: Less humidity combined with indoor heating systems that blow dry air can dehydrate your body.  While...

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toys-for-tots

We are excited to kick off the Holiday Season with our participation in the Toys-for-Tots. The Toy-for-Tots program enables less fortunate children to receive gifts during the holidays.  ...

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Seasonal holiday foods – the truth revealed

Halloween through Thanksgiving typically marks a time to enjoy and indulge in seasonal fare that can cause cavities and tooth decay. We would like to recommend some tips for enjoying your all the delectable treats the season brings while still remaining healthy....

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Five Health Concerns For Women

September 26th is Women's Health and Fitness Day.  Though life expectancy in most countries is higher for women than men, women have unique health risk factors, as well as social and economic stresses that may result in health complications. Heart disease is the number one...

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What are the Benefits of Fluoride?

Since fluoride was first discovered to strengthen tooth enamel, dentists have seen dramatic drops in tooth decay and caries. While the connection between fluoride and strengthening of the outer surface, or enamel, of the tooth has been known for some time, recent research has proven...

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Do you Have Snoring or Sleep Apnea?

Snoring and sleep apnea are serious conditions.  When left untreated they can cause high blood pressure, stroke, irregular heart beats, and even heart attacks. More than 18 million adults in America have sleep apnea and at least 40% of adults over 40 have snoring issues. ...

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Five Delicious Foods to Keep you Smiling

We all love a savory snack or delicious meal. We typically hear about foods to avoid to maintain a healthy smile, such as chocolate, potato chips, pretzels, and high sugar juices. However, some foods rich in calcium, folic acid and other nutrients are great for...

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“Laughter is the Best Medicine”….But Why?

Everyone has heard the quote "Laughter is the best medicine."  But perhaps you've never thought about it scientifically.  Studies have proven tremendous benefits to smiling, and even show that people who smile more are perceived as friendlier, more confident, and more successful.  Here are our...

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