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National Coffee Day: How to Celebrate the Healthy Way

September 27, 2021

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After the Boston Tea Party in 1773, Americans got their first taste of the warm and tasty drink most adults can’t start their morning without – coffee. When the colonies revolted against King George III’s tea tax, they swapped out tea for a cup of joe. It has since become one of the most popular beverages in the United States! The caffeinated beverage is now celebrated on September 29th, which is National Coffee Day. Most people are excited about all the special deals to come, but you could harm your oral health if you’re not careful. Here’s how to celebrate while protecting your smile.  

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Back-to-School Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Dental Exam

August 2, 2021

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young woman in school hallway holding books

It’s officially August, meaning the first day of school is right around the corner! Now that the new year is approaching, you might be busy preparing for your return to the classroom. However, don’t forget to prioritize your oral health amidst all the hustle and bustle this season brings! With a busier schedule, it’s easy for consistent dental care to get lost in the mix. Read on for a few back-to-school tips that’ll help you ace your next dental exam.

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Sedation Dentistry: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions!

July 14, 2021

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young boy with sedation

Does the thought of visiting your dentist fill you with dread? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. One study found that dental anxiety affects approximately 36% of the population. Fortunately, most dental offices offer sedation dentistry to calm and successfully treat nervous patients. These methods make dentist appointments stress-free, faster, and more comfortable than ever before! Are you unsure of what it involves? Read along as we answer some frequently asked questions about sedation dentistry.

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What Does the Color of Your Teeth Say About You?

July 8, 2021

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young woman smiling

Do you wish your smile was as blindingly white as the ones you see on the red carpet? Don’t worry – you’re certainly not alone. The desire for perfect pearly whites is widespread, thanks to the countless ads and commercials glamorizing them. However, it’s important to remember that teeth naturally change colors over time. Factors like genetics, aging, diet, smoking, and certain health conditions can cause everyone’s smiles to vary in shade. Read on to learn what your tooth color says about you.

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Invest in Your Smile with Your Tax Refund!

April 16, 2021

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Tax Day is April 15th, but most people file and receive their refunds long before then. If you have a sizable check coming your way that you’re not sure what to do with, invest in yourself! It may seem odd, but by bringing your oral health up-to-par and making sure any dental work that needs to be done gets done, you’re making a decision that’s both good for the health of your mouth and your body. Read on to learn why it’s a smart investment to put your tax refund where your mouth is!

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How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

March 4, 2021

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Old and new toothbrush

Whether you prefer to use a manual toothbrush or you like electric ones, it won’t be doing much good if it has become old and frayed over time. Do you even remember when you last got a new one? Most people don’t know the right amount of time that they should use their toothbrush before investing in new ones. Continue reading to learn when you should change your toothbrush and some steps you can take to get the most out of it.

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3 Reasons You Should Avoid Skipping a Dental Cleaning

January 17, 2021

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a young woman lying back in a dentist’s chair preparing for her checkup and cleaning

Are you guilty of skipping one or more dental checkups and cleanings? Do you often look for reasons to cancel or reschedule? If this is a common practice, you could be putting your oral health at serious risk. From tooth decay and gum disease to bad breath and oral cancer, these six-month appointments are designed to prevent problems before they start. Before you consider skipping a dental cleaning in your future, check out these 3 reasons why your decision can negatively impact your smile.

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4 Benefits to Receiving Sedation Dentistry

December 5, 2020

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a young woman wearing a nasal mask and receiving nitrous oxide during an appointmentDoes the idea of visiting the dentist cause you to break out in a sweat? Do you worry about the sights, smells, and sounds that occur during a typical appointment? Dental phobias are real and can cause individuals like yourself to forgo regular treatment, effectively putting your oral health in jeopardy. Fortunately, sedation dentistry is a great way you can overcome your fears and anxiety. But did you know it has additional benefits? A local dentist shares 4 unique ways sedation can help make your next appointment more enjoyable.

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Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Dentist This Halloween

October 2, 2020

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Relaxed woman at dental appointmentDo routine dental visits send a bead of sweat down your spine? Does dental-related anxiety make it difficult to even make an appointment? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you are not alone. However, it is important to know that even if you’ve had a bad experience in the past, your next trip to the dentist doesn’t have to be a scary one! Read on for the real problem with dental fear, why routine visits are so important, and how you can experience anxiety-free dentistry.

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Why Have Magazines Been Removed from Waiting Rooms?

June 13, 2020

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Stack of magazinesUsually, when you arrive at the dental office, you check in with the receptionist, sit down, and read one of the magazines on the table until you were called back to receive treatment. You may have noticed that this has changed. In order to protect her patients from COVID-19, your dentist in Corbin has removed all magazines and other frequently touched items from her waiting room. Continue reading to learn why.

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