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Treat yourself to the gift of a sparkling new smile this holiday season!

Give Yourself the Gift of a New Smile This Holiday Season

With holiday gatherings and the new year on the horizon, you’ve probably chosen the perfect party dress, killer shoes, and lipstick in just the right shade of red. Your outfit might be ready for all those holiday photos – but what about your smile? Believe it or not, there’s still time before those holiday gatherings to […]

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Benefit From Your Dental Insurance Benefits: Use Them, Don’t Lose Them!

Dental insurance benefits can be difficult to navigate. Co-pays, deductibles, limits… you might wonder, “What does it all mean? How can I maximize my benefits? Am I missing out on coverage?”  Did you know most dental insurance benefits don’t roll over from year to year? If you don’t use them, you could lose them! Don’t […]

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How to Leave Your Favorite Dentist a Google+ Review

Picture this: You just had the most amazing dental visit! The service was excellent, the staff was friendly, the dentist was incredibly talented, and the list goes on and on. You’re definitely feeling the love, and while you highly recommend your dentist to others in conversation, have you ever considered leaving your dentist a Google+ review? Google+ reviews help […]

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3 Extremely Useful Resources to Learn All About Root Canals

You’ve been told you need a root canal, and understandably, you now have questions: What exactly IS a root canal? Is it going to hurt? What can you expect when you go in for treatment? We want to make it easier on you, so we’ve rounded up some great online resources that will help answer the […]

How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in general – point to […]

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Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. According to […]