Oral & Vision Health Blog

Maintaining your Oral Hygiene during Thanksgiving

It’s time to feast! The turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, pies and beverages await! But, if you don’t practice good holiday oral hygiene for Thanksgiving (and ...
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Facing your Fears at the Dentist

Afraid to see your dentist? You have lots of company. Research shows that five to eight percent of Americans avoid dentists out of fear. And, about 20 percent have enough ...
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What Is DIY Ortho?

When we think of DIY we tend to think of a long Saturday filled with sawdust and splinters. Luckily, when it comes to do-it-yourself orthodontic treatment, it’s not nearly so ...
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Kids & Contact Lenses: What You Need to Know

Is your child ready for contact lenses? They may be at a certain age where glasses are “uncool”, or they’ve entered a contact sport that makes glasses difficult. In any case, ...
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It’s Back to School Time: Don’t Forget a Dental Check-Up!

You've bought new clothes, shoes, back packs, school supplies, and you've marked off all the back-to-school to-do items on your list. But how about a back-to-school dental ...
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5 Questions to Ask Your Family Dentist

One of the biggest benefits of a family dentist is having a single place for all your oral health questions. But, a lot of people just shake their heads when it's time for ...
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The Process of Getting Dentures for the First Time

The good news about getting dentures is that you will have a full new smile and live more confidently, but the process of getting dentures does not happen overnight. The ...
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3 Things Retirees Should Look for In Dental Insurance

Planning for your dental insurance coverage to last your retirement can be a challenge these days. Many pensions are cutting out dental benefits, and Medicare doesn’t cover ...
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Is There a Gingivitis Cure? Simple Steps Prevent Periodontal Disease

Work, school, and just life in general can make you forget about your dental hygiene routine. As soon as you notice your swollen gums, you might think it's a food allergy. But ...
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Oral Care Tips for Seniors

Aging is a part of life. And with it can come an increased risk of health issues, including oral health problems. It’s very important to keep up your good oral hygiene habits ...
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