Is your child learning to play an instrument? So much has been said about the importance of wearing an athletic mouth guard during sports, but other extra-curricular activities can affect your child’s teeth, including band and orchestra. Problem Instruments Instruments played by biting onto a mouthpiece can cause problems with upper teeth alignment. The clarinet, especially,… Read more »
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What Kind of Brusher Are You?
What kind of tooth brusher are you? Do you scrub vigorously, like you’re scrubbing tile grout to make it gleaming white? Do you spend 5 or 10 minutes to “really do a good job?” Or do you quickly whisk across your teeth, taking less than a minute? Chances are, no matter how much time… Read more »
Staying in Check as a Health-Conscious Senior
People over 50 are advised to monitor their blood pressure and get their cholesterol checked. They’re told that screenings for cancer, diabetes, bone density, skin health, and, of course, sight and hearing are important. As a dentist to many Baby Boomers, I want to tell you, oral health screenings are just as important as we age. Here’s why…
Great Halloween Candy Buy Back Event ~ Thank You!
Thanks to everyone who helped make our second annual Halloween Candy Buy Back a great success! We collected 400 lbs. of candy this year, which was more than double last year’s collection! That means more candy for Operation Gratitude (www.opgratitude) to include in their care packages for the troops. We also have a lot of cards that were made by the children, and we will include them with the candy. I am told the cards are also greatly appreciated by the troops.