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6 Reasons to Smile About Dental Implants

Dental Implant Awareness Month: What’s Your Reason to Smile? This year’s theme of Dental Implant Awareness Month is, “What’s your reason to smile?” The mission of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry aims to empower individuals considering dental implants through education and celebrate those who are already living a life full of smiles with their […]

Dental Implant Awareness Month: What’s Your Reason to Smile?

September Is Dental Implant Awareness Month Dental Implant Awareness Month is brought to us by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), “Dental implants can inspire newfound life and confidence. When you see the look and smile on someone’s face, it’s truly incredible.” – AAID President, Natalie Wong, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID. To celebrate Dental Implant […]

Are School Band Instruments Bacterial Hot Zones?

The Band Is Back To School During back to school season, parents have a lot to worry about, plan for, deal with, and do. If you have a child who plays in the school band, remember to add some anti-bacterial products to that back-to-school shopping list. In a study from the journal General Dentistry, published by […]

3 Reasons Avocados Are Good For Your Smile

Avocados Are Good For You No, this isn’t another blog post to tout the tasty hipster take on toast, even though it is pretty good – especially with tomato! Since we’re celebrating #NationalAvocadoDay, we’re focusing on how good Avocados are, for you, and your smile. But is that really such a secret? According to this […]

What Are The Warning Signs of Gum Disease?

Gum Disease & Overall Health Are you walking around with gum disease and don’t even know it? The warning signs of gum disease often go unnoticed until the advanced stages, this is why millions of people don’t know they have this serious infection that can lead to tooth loss if not treated. Gum disease, also […]

The ADA Is Taking On SmileDirect Club™

The American Dental Association Vs. SmileDirect Club™ On July 11, 2019, the American Dental Association (ADA) announced that it had sent a complaint letter on June 27th to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection, raising concerns over aspects of SmileDirect Club’s marketing and direct-to-consumer sales of plastic teeth aligners. This letter comes […]

3 Surprising Summer Staples That Can Damage Your Smile

We’ve heard it all before: Summer’s sugary treats can harm teeth. Running on a pool deck can result in dental disaster. Though they’re important, watch out for these 3 not-so-predictable pearly white pitfalls this summer: 1. Garden Hoses Hose water is NOT tap water. You could be slurping a chemical cocktail. Nearly 40% of commercial […]

7 Things To Know About Dental Insurance

7 Facts About Dental Insurance You Need To Know Although insurance should never dictate treatment, a lot of us have questions about our dental insurance coverage. And while insurance is something we should all have, a lot of us have trouble understanding confusing dental insurance terms or paying for much-needed dental treatment. If you are […]

National Smile Power Day

A Smile Is A Powerful Thing “Confidence, health, and quality of life are just benefits for the person doing the smiling, the power communicated to the person – or people – receiving the smile is immeasurable.” Smiles are so powerful that we’ve dedicated an entire month to them, not to mention more than one commemorative […]

4 Invisalign® Payment Options

Invisalign® Payment Options “How can I learn about payment options for Invisalign® treatment?” That’s one of the most common questions we hear when patients ask us about Invisalign clear aligners. No matter the motivation behind asking us about Invisalign, covering the cost of treatment is often one of the biggest concerns. And according to Invislaign.com, […]