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Take Fitness With You When Traveling   

A business trip? Vacation to a distant location? Many travelers assume it would be difficult—if not impossible—to fit in healthy exercise while away from home or the gym. But that’s not true at all—it only takes a little creativity. Traveling by car? Don’t get stuck behind the wheel for hours on […]

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Diseases and Dental Hygiene

Most of us know that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and halitosis (bad breath). But did you know that not brushing your teeth might have more serious consequences? The following have been linked to gingivitis—where the tissue around the teeth becomes inflamed—and periodontitis, the inflammatory disease […]

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Your Mouth: A Gift to You    

It’s a gift you open every day, a gift that keeps on giving. Your healthy mouth is an important asset in many ways. Your beautiful smile featuring sturdy white teeth in healthy pink gums can open doors professionally and socially. But your mouth is also an indicator of your good […]

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Teething Products Safety Warning  

Benzocaine gel teething products are unsafe for infants and toddlers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that over-the-counter (OTC) oral drug products containing benzocaine should not be used to treat infants and children younger than 2 years. These products carry serious risks and provide little to no benefits […]

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Lycopene—Make that a large, extra sauce

Tomatoes are a constant in our diet, whether you relish them fresh on burgers, in tomato soup along with the grilled cheese, or on pasta. More than that, tomatoes are a rich source of the antioxidant lycopene, which lends vine-ripened tomatoes—the real thing—such vibrant red color. Antioxidants attack free radicals, […]

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Shining Light on the Sunshine Vitamin

You know Vitamin D as the sunshine vitamin. But do you know that researchers are examining its role in disease prevention. Getting enough Vitamin D may prevent respiratory illness. Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because of the body’s ability to make the vitamin through exposure to the sun. How […]

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Dollars Are Running Out  

Your dental insurance dollars, that is. Scheduling an appointment right now means you take full advantage of your insurance. And, you can comfortably pick the time slot that suits you best. Typically, dental insurance plans have a “maximum annual benefit.” If these dollars aren’t used by the end of the […]

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Don’t have dental insurance?

We are pleased to offer special care plans for our patients who do not carry dental insurance. This program represents significant savings and is designed to help make your dental prevention and treatment more affordable. The two options provide the choice between a basic maintenance plan and an expanded care plan.It […]

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Back To School Reminders

A few timely preventive healthcare reminders for families with kids: Immunization record up-to-date? Make sure your children have all their shots before mingling with dozens of other kids. Pre-school dental checkup? Help kids flash their best smiles the first day back at school, and remind them of the value of […]

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