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A Fun Timeline of Early Dental History

5000 BC - Tooth Worms Ancient Sumerian people believe cavities and tooth decay are caused by "tooth worms". This belief persisted for centuries and in many different cultures. Treatments included trying to lure out the worm with honey and magic spells and potions. 2600 BC - The First Known Dental…


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5 Reasons to Visit the Dentist

There have been unanswered calls, deleted voicemails,  ignored texts, & friendly reminders that never make it out of the envelope...we both know it's been a while since you visited the dentist.


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A Little-Known Dental Insurance Trick Can Save You Money

When it comes to dental insurance, or insurance in general, many of us are quickly baffled. There are so many different types of plans & unfamiliar vocabulary that it often feels like trying to learn a new language. However, there is one important concept about your dental insurance that you…


Is An Electric Toothbrush the Smartest Option?

Technology is constantly changing & it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the new stuff. Smart phones, smart homes, smart televisions, smart cars. When it comes to your dental care, is the most recent tech the best option?


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Why Are Dental Care & Medical Care Separate?

Going to one office for your annual physical and yet another for your dental checkup may seem inconvenient and illogical. It also may leave you wondering why


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5 Tips for an Easy First Dental Visit for Your Child

Part of offering family dentistry is ensuring that our youngest patients feel especially comfortable. We do everything we can to make the dentist a friendly, safe and informative environment for your child. Here are a few tips for what you can do as a parent to make your child's first visit easy on…