Oral & Vision Health Blog

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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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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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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Cosmetic Dentistry is More Than Just Looks

Cosmetic dentistry tends to make people think of extra dental work that is expensive and just for looks. Bleaching, crowns, bonding, and reshaping are all common cosmetic ...
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In-Network and Out-of-Network: What's the Difference?

If you’ve ever called your dental insurance company about an unexpected dental bill and they asked you “was the dentist in-network or out-of-network” you might be wondering ...
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Preventive, Basic, and Major Services: What’s the Difference?

Regardless of whether you choose a Dental PPO (DPPO) plan or a Dental HMO (DHMO or EPO) insurance plan, knowing your plan’s coverage tiers (the categories your plan groups ...
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What is Gum Disease, Exactly?

So, your dentist tells you that you have mild (or not so mild) gingivitis. You might think that just means your gums are slightly inflamed – but gingivitis is actually a bit ...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating After Oral Surgery

So, you just had oral surgery. Whether you had your wisdom teeth pulled, got implants, or another procedure, your surgery care doesn’t stop when you get home. Your dentist or ...
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What Was The Deal With Wooden Teeth? A Quick History of Dentures.

Most people have heard some iteration of the story about George Washington’s wooden teeth. But if you didn’t know – that myth has long been busted. Our first president, along ...
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Orthodontics and Braces: Everything You Need to Know

So, you’re thinking about braces. Whether you are a parent looking for your child or an adult/young adult looking to straighten your smile, there is a lot to consider before ...
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