What’s In a Kiss?

In 2006 International Kissing Day was established and it’s celebrated on July 6th. In our society, a kiss is a sign of affection or a warm greeting. Did you know a single kiss can spread up to 80 million bacteria? We are not born with the bacteria that cause cavities. Studies have proven that parents … Continue reading What’s In a Kiss?

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Navigating the Holiday Table

Can you believe it; the holiday season is already here! It’s time to start digging out family recipes, decorations, and all those holiday goodies buried in your closet. Schedules are everywhere from family gatherings to local festivities. Peppermint, gingerbread, and pumpkin are holiday classics! What is your favorite holiday dish? We all know that sugary … Continue reading Navigating the Holiday Table

Deep Cleaning: What it means to you

You’re a good person – you pay your taxes, pick up litter, and make it to the dentist every 6 months. Now you’re being told you may need a deep cleaning…but don’t you clean your teeth every day? And isn’t a deep cleaning what the dentist always does? Not quite, although we know it can … Continue reading Deep Cleaning: What it means to you

7 Serious Health Concerns That Also Affect Your Teeth

Mouth and Body Go Hand-in-Hand Did you know that poor oral health care can be the cause of many different health issues within your body itself?  There are many connections between taking care of your mouth, teeth and gums and the rest of your body. People with gum disease have a 40% increased risk of … Continue reading 7 Serious Health Concerns That Also Affect Your Teeth