May 31st, 2017
MLB Hits Smokeless Tobacco Out of the Park

Major League Baseball parks across the country have banned smokeless tobacco, a play that will help encourage fans and players to kick a habit that’s bad for oral and overall health. The biggest winners of the new rule may be our nation’s kids, who will no longer see and want to mimic their favorite baseball… Read more »

May 30th, 2017
Gift ideas to keep graduates smiling

Headed to a graduation party this season? The graduate probably doesn’t need another laundry basket or daily planner—but most college students could use a little help with their oral health. Incoming college freshmen have likely relied on their parents to make dental appointments in the past and may not be very proactive in making their… Read more »

May 22nd, 2017
‘Tis the season for Wisdom Tooth removal. Here’s some tips to help with recovery.

Removing wisdom teeth is an oral surgery, and just like any surgery, oral surgery can be serious, and requires time for your body to recuperate. In addition to instruction from your dentist/doctor, the few tips below can help you with a strong recovery.   Bleeding   Bleeding is common for the first few days after… Read more »

May 16th, 2017
A Guide to Toothbrushes

By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS So you’ve made your way into the oral care aisle at your favorite store when you’re bombarded with what seems like millions of choices in toothbrushes. Which is the right brush for you? How about for your kids? Some ideas to keep in mind when selecting your next brush: Manual… Read more »

May 10th, 2017
Careers in Dentistry

It’s graduation season, which means a lot of recent high-school graduates are thinking about future careers. For those interested in dentistry, we’ve put this guide together to help you decide which role is perfect for you. The field of dentistry is exciting and always evolving. There are multiple unique and interesting roles within this career… Read more »

May 8th, 2017
What to Expect for Your Oral Health When You’re Expecting

May is a celebration of moms in more ways than one—in addition to Mother’s Day, it’s also Pregnancy Awareness Month. At first glance, it may not seem like oral health has much to do with pregnancy, but it’s actually a critical part of it. A mother’s oral health can be correlated with the baby’s overall… Read more »

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