Oral & Vision Health Blog

The Importance of Wearing a Retainer after Braces

You and your child have been waiting for that magical day when the braces come off and you can finally see the winning smile you've invested so much time and money into. They no ...
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Easy Dental Hygiene Tips to Reach Problem Areas

When we were young, we were taught about the importance of good dental hygiene. While regular visits to the dentist provide cleanings, taking care of your teeth and gums beyond ...
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5 Ways to Quit Smoking in the New Year

The ball has dropped, and many of us have made our New Year’s resolutions. If you’re a smoker, you may have made the resolution to quit smoking many times before…only to light up ...
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Dental Procedures & Pain Meds: What Patients Need to Know

When preparing for a dental procedure that you know will be painful, you may be worried about just how painful it will be. You may feel some relief at the idea of having ...
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Healthy Vision Month: Make Your Eye Health a Priority

Healthy Vision Month is a time to remind everyone to make their eye health a priority. Here are some easy ways you can keep your eyes healthy:
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What Happens During an Eye Exam?

An eye exam can feel daunting sometimes, especially if you don't know what to expect. Being prepared can go a long way toward increasing your comfort level when you go to the ...
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Can’t See Clearly? 5 Bad Habits that Cause Vision Damage

It can start with a squint or adjusting an object in focus, but eventually most of us experience some form of vision problems as we age. Often, we assume this is just a normal ...
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Chewing Gum vs. Flossing: What Really Works

We hear the plea every time we visit our dentist: floss to keep your mouth healthy and your gums strong. But what if we chew gum? Is it as effective as floss? Does that mean we ...
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How Millennials Can Get Cheap Dental Insurance

Taking care of your oral health should be a priority even when you are young. Although many young adults feel they will not need to worry about their teeth for years, it’s ...
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Know You’re A.B.C.s: Autism, Braces & your Child - Help Them Prepare

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) presents as a variety of sensory and communicative issues that can trigger behaviors during a dental visit. This means a whole new set of obstacles ...
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