While COVID-19 is nothing to take lightly, I couldn’t resist this meme when outlining the measures we are taking to keep our patients and ourselves safe during this time. You see, infection control is ingrained into every dental professional from the start of our training. It’s a core part of our curriculum and we are […]
Green means GO! with Firefly Ready Go Toothbrushes
Having children has given me a new appreciation for the struggles parents have getting children to brush. While my kids don’t mind brushing, they do mind spending more than 20 seconds doing it! They seem to take the I-will-just-wave-this-brush-around-my-teeth-and-magically-they-will-be-clean approach. You see, they are six and eight years old and I’m ready for them to […]
How to Avoid or Reduce Dental Bills
The funny thing about dentists is we are constantly working to put ourselves out of business. You may think that a ridiculous statement, but think about it, we are always trying to tell people how to avoid dental problems (Brush and floss! Avoid sugar! Get you teeth professionally cleaned every 6 months!) And of course, […]
What should you do with your tax refund?
Are you getting back a tax refund from Uncle Sam this year? Why not consider using it towards dental treatment. I’m sure it’s more fun to consider using it to splurge on a luxury, like taking a trip or buying new clothes. But how about investing it in something that will add lasting value to […]
What’s involved in a dental exam?
The first step in the dentist/patient relationship is an examination. It’s how the dentist gets to know you, learn about the goals you have for your mouth, and determines the health of your mouth. While the mouth is a small area compared to the rest of your body, it contains numerous parts that are evaluated […]