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What Happens When You Lose A Tooth?

Are You Missing A Tooth or Multiple Teeth? Statistics show that 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal or tooth decay. – AAOMS (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) Missing even just a single tooth can have serious […]

#ThankATeacher In Franklin Township During National Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week National Teacher Appreciation Week takes place during the first full week of May each year, for 2019 that’s May 5-11th. Since 1984, the National PTA has designated one week in May as a special time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children. PTA […]

5 Criteria For A Properly Fitting Mouthguard

National Facial Protection Month The Academy for Sports Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association are teaming up to remind parents, coaches, and athletes, to play it safe when suiting up for recreational and organized sports. “More […]

4 Keys To Preventing Oral Cancer

“Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people in the US EVERY DAY will be newly diagnosed with an oral cancer, and that one person EVERY HOUR OF THE DAY, 24/7/365 will die from it.” – Oral Cancer Foundation Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness […]

5 Smile-Saving Tips for National Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month Did you know that an estimated 20 million days of school are lost each year due to sports injuries? According to the Academy of Sports Dentistry, an estimated 12 million people ages 5 to 22 suffer a sport-related injury annually which leads to 20 million lost days of school, […]

7 Most Common Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Why Are Your Teeth Sensitive? Do you experience sensitivity when drinking an ice cold glass of water or sipping a hot cup of tea? Does tooth sensitivity impair your ability to diligently adhere to your daily dental hygiene regimen of brushing & flossing? There are a number of reasons why you could be experiencing tooth […]

7 Ways To Thank Your Dentist On National Dentist’s Day

National Dentist’s Day National Dentist’s Day is observed each year on March 6 and was created as a day set to say “Thank You” and show appreciation to our dentist. You might think, why do dentist’s get a day? After all, you only see our dentist twice a year – and that’s if we really […]

5 Reasons Why Dentists Love the Month of February

Why Do Dentists Love February So Much Anyway? It’s not because of President’s Day or the week-long winter breaks for most schools giving parents a chance to catch up on those dental checkups. February is the favorite month out of the year for dentists because of the dental health awareness theme throughout the entire month. […]

The Average Tooth Fairy Payout Is $3.70

What Does The Tooth Fairy Pull Down In Your House? DATELINE Oak Brook, IL. — February 21, 2019 — Tooth Fairy payouts plunge for second straight year. According to Delta Dental’s annual report, the average payout from the Tooth Fairy in the US is down 43 cents to $3.70. It appears that the commodities market […]

February Is National Gum Disease Awareness Month

February Is Gum Disease Awareness Month February is all about the gums! In addition to February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, National Weddings Month, Pet Dental Health Month, National Heart Month, National Embroidery Month…and a few dozen or so more commemorative causes. Let us not forget about Valentine’s Day either, it’s no wonder why […]