Archive for March, 2015

Oral Wellness and Essential Oils

Oral wellness is a good indicator of one’s overall health. There are several benefits of using essential oils for oral wellness, both in a dental setting and in your home. What are essential oils? Essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Not […]

Let’s Recognize our Doctors

Doctors can be under-appreciated, but March 30th is National Doctors’ Day making it a great time to appreciate the doctors in our lives. Each one of us have been touched at some point in our lives by a doctor’s compassion and professional care. They are committed to our good health and well-being. Doctors Day marks […]

March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and making both healthy eating and physical activity habits. We are talking to our patients this month about food choices for […]

A Day in the Life of a Dental Assistant

Dental Assistants play an important role in a multi-specialty office. They are normally the first one to arrive in the morning and the last one to leave for the day with little breaks in between. In the morning they arrive 30 minutes early to stock new inventory, prep trays and make sure everything is ready […]

“World Oral Health Day 2015, Smile for Life!”

Oral health is an issue not only for the United States, but around the world. Having a healthy mouth is important because it affects your overall health and ultimately your happiness. Not only do dentists play a very important role in the prevention of poor oral health, but communities, schools, families, dental associations and governments also […]

Root Canal Myths

March 22nd-March 28th is National Root Canal Awareness Week and there is a real need for community education on this topic. Say you crack a tooth, or your teeth ache when you drink cold water or eat hot food. You may need a root canal. Fortunately, there are dental specialists dedicated to performing root canals, […]

Foods to Plant in your Garden to Help Teeth

We all know that brushing and flossing your teeth are a critical part of having healthy gums and teeth, but do you know that equally important is the food and drinks you consume. We can all name some food and drinks that are bad for our teeth, like candy and sugary drinks, but can you […]