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Wisdom Teeth: When They Come In & When They Need to Go

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are often referred to as third molars because they grow in at the back of the mouth, behind your second set of molars – both top & bottom. They usually develop between the teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity […]

5 Resolutions That Will Save You Money At The Dentist

5 New Year Resolutions To Save You Money At The Dentist According to YouGov.com, “Among Americans who are making New Year’s resolutions, the most common ones are exercising more (50%), saving money (49%), eating more healthily (43%), and losing weight (37%).” It’s that time of year again – new year’s resolution time. How about we […]

5 Holiday Treats That Are Bad For Your Teeth

Holiday Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth We all know that too much of a good thing can actually be a bad thing, especially when we’re non-stop noshing on those tasty confectionery treats of the Holiday season. In addition to expanding our waistlines, there are a bunch of Holiday foods that are bad for […]

When Is National Flossing Day?

National Flossing Day “I wrote a song about dental floss but did anyone’s teeth get cleaner?” – Frank Zappa Dental floss really gets a bad wrap. Despite it being part of our recommended daily dental hygiene regimen, and as a result, one of the best things we can do to prevent the cavity creeps, do […]

The Great American Smokeout® 2019

Want to Quit Smoking? Start With Day One   Do you or someone you know want to quit smoking? November 21, 2019, is The Great American Smokeout®, the perfect opportunity to join thousands of people across the country who are either quitting or helping someone quit smoking cigarettes – or smokeless tobacco. Quitting smoking isn’t […]

9 Health Problems Your Dentist Can Spot

9 Health Issues Your Dentist Can Spot Check out these overall health issues your dentist can help identify just by looking in your mouth…and at your gums. What Do Your Gums Say About You? A healthy body starts with your mouth. A healthy mouth starts with healthy gums. “They are like the foundation of a […]

Celebrate A Healthy Smile on National Brush Day

National Brush Day 2019 It’s no coincidence that National Brush Day is observed annually on November 1st, the day after Halloween, which traditionally is the single most significant day of candy consumption in the United States. National Brush Day is part of the Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign, a national initiative launched by The Partnership for […]

#DoTheSwish for National Dental Hygiene Month 2019

October Is National Dental Hygiene Month Before we get into the worst Halloween candies known to man, let us ask you a question. It was probably the last time you brushed, flossed, or rinsed with mouthwash. And if we asked you when the last time was that you thought about your dental hygienist, you’d probably […]

7 Reasons to Smile on World Smile Day®

  World Smile Day® is The First Friday In October World Smile Day has been around since 1999, when creator – Harvey Ball – declared the first Friday in October officially, World Smile Day®. You may or may not recognize Mr. Harvey Ball as the world-famous commercial artist who first created the smiley face in […]

Dental Implant FAQs: 7 Answers to What People Ask Most

Dental Implant FAQs Dental implants are widely considered the healthiest solution to replace one or more missing teeth. When you’re missing a tooth – even just one – the remaining teeth adjacent to the space left by the missing tooth will begin to move into that empty space. That’s not healthy. The healthiest way to replace […]