Oral & Vision Health Blog

A Comprehensive Oral Evaluation: Key to your Overall Health

Your mouth speaks volumes about your dental and overall health, without uttering a single word. A comprehensive oral evaluation is used to access all the mouth’s secrets. It is ...
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Dental Insurance: A Waiting Period Versus Effective Date

 The truth is that most people don’t understand health insurance. To add to that, they don’t know the many insurance terms that may make sense to carriers and providers that seem ...
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Pregnancy and Oral Health: Why are my gums swollen and bleeding?

Fully furnished nursery, bibs, swaddles, lots of adorable clothing. diapers for months, wipes -- the list goes on! Because when you're expecting, you go into preparation mode to ...
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How to Know When You Need Bifocals or Trifocals

Do you find yourself moving your book, phone, or newspaper further from your face to be able to read? You may need bifocals or trifocals. There are a variety of different factors ...
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7 Differences Between a Dental HMO and PPO Plan

You’ve finally narrowed down your dental benefits choices and have decided to either go with a dental HMO (DHMO) or dental PPO (DPPO) plan. And this is where it gets foggy. What’s ...
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Teeth Sensitivity and How to Treat it

Does the thought of drinking a steaming cup of your favorite coffee or eating a bowl of ice-cream stress you out? Do you wonder if you’re ever going to be able to breathe in cold ...
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Discount Dental Plans Just May Do the Trick for Young Professionals

You don’t have dental insurance. Maybe you're in between jobs, or not covered by you're parents insurance anymore - so, you’ve been putting off going to the dentist to try and ...
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Can Stress Cause Negative Effects on Your Mouth?

Between the constant pressure-cooker environment at work and financial issues such as student loans, rent that seems more like a mortgage and high car payments, you don’t just ...
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Top 3 Dental Cleanings and When You Need Them

One of the top questions we receive from our members is about dental cleanings. What often happens is that the patient goes to the dental office for a regular cleaning, only to ...
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What is the ideal oral health routine for kids?

There are few things that bring you more joy than the beaming, contagious smiles of your kids. These goofy grins, filled with delight at some of the silliest or simplest things, ...
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