Victoria, had one of the worst cases of dental phobia I have ever seen in my 16 years of practicing. Her childhood dentist never used Novocain. She recalled the loud drill and other frightening instruments; the medicine smell; and the sound of other patients in pain. As an ...Continue Reading →
You can make a difference! Tour de Cure is marking its 20th Anniversary this year, so help us make an even bigger impact. In twenty years we’ve raised millions of dollars to fund research, provide services, and give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. In over 43 states from coast ...Continue Reading →
There is a definite trend in the United States to eat healthy, lose weight, and to become physically fit. However, the fact is that obesity is on the rise, and kids today are heavier than yesterday’s children. It is also a fact that overweight children have a higher risk of dental ...Continue Reading →
Ideas for National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month is upon us – why not make it a family decision by taking the ‘Just One More for Healthy Living’ pledge at www.eatjustonemore.com. The campaign is dedicated to encouraging families to incorporate an additional serving of fruits and veggies daily and lean protein weekly. They are manageable steps ...Continue Reading →
Braces at 40 or 80?
Do you remember what your teeth looked like as a teenager? Many of us had braces resulting in perfect smiles as we graduated high school. Others were lucky enough to have naturally straight teeth. Some would have benefitted from orthodontia but were unable to afford or chose not to ...Continue Reading →