Monthly Archives: May 2015

Beautiful Smiles Are Created Here!

Want a free facelift?  Look in the mirror and smile! You’ll notice when you smile, it pulls sagging areas up. Your smile, however, has far more benefits than creating a more youthful appearance. It’s been said that people who smile … Continue reading

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Little Habits Can Reveal That You Wear Dentures

My wife and I attended an outdoor concert recently. As we enjoyed the music and a picnic, I couldn’t help but notice a nice looking, middle-aged lady sitting on a blanket near us. As she and her friend watched the … Continue reading

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Thank You All Veterans!

As we begin our Memorial Day weekend, it’s not difficult to look around this great country and realize how fortunate we are and realize why. Having a free country where we sleep safely at night does come at a price … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Diabetes Ruin Your Smile

Diabetics face a number of challenges on a daily basis, along with greater health risks. Most people with diabetes know the disease can damage the kidneys, eyes, heart and nerves. Yet, many are unaware they are at greater risk for … Continue reading

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Making Sense Of Dental Talk!

In patient conversations, I occasionally catch myself saying things like “…your mandible” when “lower jaw” is a more familiar way to say the same thing. As a dentist, I use some dental terms so often I forget I can lose … Continue reading

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Choose & Use Mouthwash Carefully

Mouthwash is a common component of many at-home oral hygiene routines. For many patients, we recommend certain mouthwashes for their ability to kill oral bacteria, add fluoride, and treat particular mouth sores. Some are also advised following extractions to curtail … Continue reading

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Terrific Smiles Go A Long Way!

Have you ever noticed someone with a great smile and thought about how it made YOU feel? Something about a terrific smile seems to leave a lasting impression. While it’s obvious that a healthy, appealing smile can make one more … Continue reading

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