Diabetes month

November is American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month takes place each November and is a time to come together as a community to Stop Diabetes. Here are just a few of the recent statistics on diabetes: Total: An estimated 34.2 million people have diabetes (10.5 percent of the U.S. population). Diagnosed: An estimated 26.9 million people of all ages have

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Protect Your Smile – Wear a Mouthguard!!

With Fall right around the corner, sports teams with resume and the stress of the school year will again begin. I recommend wearing a mouth guard for both adults and children to help protect the mouth from injury due to grinding during sports and/or at night. Anyone who plays contact sports such as football, boxing,

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Straighten Out Your TEEN with Invisalign

Yes, you read it right! Now Invisalign is offering their state of the art technology for teens. At first I thought it was a crazy idea too….. teens keeping up with clear trays on a daily much less hourly basis? But according to the Invisalign research teens are actually more compliant wearing the invisible aligners

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Myths and Facts about Dental Cavities

Now that summer is here, camps and vacations make is difficult to limit our kids ’sugary snacks and monitor their brushing habits. Here are some fact about cavities to keep in mind during these long, hot days of summer. 1. Sugar Is the Prime Cause of Cavities True and False. In reality, it’s the acid

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Bites! Regular Visits to a Dentist Provide Early Detection Approximately 42,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The good news is that dentists are trained to detect signs of oral cancer during routine examinations. Early detection provides the best opportunity for a cure. Sadly, only half

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Same-Day Crowns and Bridges

No more messy impressions, bothersome temporaries or second appointments! One of the most cutting edge advances is the inclusion of the CAD/CAM (also known as Same-Day Dentistry) technology in dentistry. The CAD in this technology stands for “computer-assisted design,” and the CAM for “computer-assisted manufacture.” Together, they translate into fewer dental visits to complete procedures

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