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06 Dec Posted by in Featured | Comments

Vitamin D Can Help People With Sleep Disorders

A study titled “The effect of vitamin D supplement on the score and quality of sleep in 20–50 year-old people with sleep disorders compared with control group” indicates that taking a vitamin D supplement could help improve sleep quality in folks with sleep disorders.  Obviously this should be discussed with your physician, but it’s interesting […]

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23 Mar Posted by in Featured, Home Page, News | Comments

Spring Break 2017

We just wanted to inform you that our office will be closed March 24th through April 2nd for Spring Break. If you have an emergency, we have made arrangements with Comfort Care Family Dental to assist our patients while we are away. Below is their information: Comfort Care Family Dental 1001 E. Chicago Ave, Suite […]

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23 Feb Posted by in Featured | Comments

You can now schedule appointments online!

We’ve partnered with ZocDoc to allow new and existing patients request appointments whenever it is convenient. ZocDoc will show what time slots are available and allow you to request an appointment at any time. Our office will follow up at the next opportunity to confirm your appointment. Just use the button below to get started!

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04 Mar Posted by in Featured | Comments

What is a Root Canal?

Root Canal. These are probably the two most dreaded words a patient will hear from their dentist. While most people cringe when they hear of the procedure, the pain of not having a needed root canal can far outweigh any pain associated with the procedure itself. In fact, the purpose of the root canal is […]

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03 Feb Posted by in Featured | Comments

How to Care For Your Retainer

Your braces are finally off! Now your orthodontist says you have to wear a retainer to help complete your treatment. Unlike braces, retainers are a removable dental apparatus. Which means that you will most likely wear it for a specified time during the day or at night while you sleep. How long you have to […]

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06 Jan Posted by in Featured | Comments

2015 Goals for your Teeth!

January is a month full of excitement, goal-setting and resolutions for the New Year. While you’re joining the gym, setting a new budget, or vowing to be more mindful of your health, don’t forget that your dental health should be at the top of the list. After all, your oral health is the gateway to your overall medical […]

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01 Oct Posted by in Featured | Comments

What is Laughing Gas?

Rarely does a conversation about dentistry conclude without a mention of laughing gas. This unique form of sedation has been depicted in movies, creating hilarious scenes involving patients and dental professionals. Pediatric patients usually look forward to having the experience. So what exactly is laughing gas? Laughing gas is actually Nitrous Oxide. It is a […]

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01 Oct Posted by in Featured | Comments

Candy and Your Teeth

It’s that time of year again! Fall weather and sweet treats go together. There’s candy corn, candied apples, and plenty of taffy to keep a kid’s taste buds busy and happy. That means it’s time to make sure that cavities aren’t the consequence of all the celebrations and fun. Here are a few tips for […]

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03 Sep Posted by in Featured | Comments

The Power of Gum

A good dental care routine consists of a few tried and true steps: brushing at least twice a day, flossing after meals, and avoiding excess sugar. Another advantage in winning the fight against tooth decay is chewing gum. Research has shown that chewing sugar-free gum for at least 20 minutes after a meal can help […]

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01 Sep Posted by in Featured | Comments

Nursing Home Oral Health Care

Evidence shows that older Americans are at risk for greater oral health problems than other groups because of age and the inability to get to a dentist’s office due to an existing medical condition or lack of transportation. …read more Source: Factoid of the Week

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