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A Resolution of Good Health

What‚Äôs your New Year‚Äôs Resolution for 2016? Are you hoping to lose weight? Eliminate a bad habit? For most of us the answer is at least one ‚Äî or all ‚Äî of the above. Every New Year we set goals for ourselves that are typically S.M.A.R.T. (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely) goals. For instance, … Continued

’Twas the night before Christmas . . .

. . . and all through the clinic Nothing was stirring, Not even a toothpick. The rooms were all clean And tidied up with care, In hopes that new patients Soon would be there. The hygienists‚Äô tools were nestled, All snug in their trays Dreaming of smiling patients Sitting under the light rays. No cleanings … Continued

Deck the Halls and Stuff the Stockings

It‚Äôs the most wonderful time of year! The holiday season is a beautiful time for friends and family, good food and sweet treats. While some of us may have already checked our Christmas lists twice, there is almost always room for a few last-minute stocking-stuffer items. This year our team has put together a list … Continued

I’m Addicted to “Picking” My Teeth

Note from Smiles Dental: This article was written by guest blogger and Smiles Dental mom, Monique Tindall. She hopes that by sharing her personal dental stories, other parents will understand the importance of dental health for their kids. Her articles take a look at the humorous side of teeth-brushing and dentist visits. Thanks for reading! … Continued

Trick or Treat? Quick and Easy Costume Tips for Halloween

Surely by now you‚Äôve heard the question, ‚ÄúWhat are you going to be for Halloween?‚Äù at least once, if not many times! If you‚Äôre like most of us, you‚Äôve procrastinated until just a few days before the holiday and are now frantically scouring the Internet for some easy and affordable costume ideas. Well, Smiles Dental … Continued

Covering Your Sweet Treats

It seems like every holiday is filled with sweet treats ‚Äî Halloween candy, Christmas cookies, Valentine‚Äôs Day sweethearts, Easter eggs ‚Äî you get the idea. While it‚Äôs nice to indulge in a chocolate bar or some gummy worms every now and then, the continued consumption of sugary sweets can adversely affect your body and oral … Continued

Are You Doing the Daily 4?

October celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month, with this month‚Äôs theme being ‚Äúthe Daily 4.‚Äù What is National Dental Hygiene Month? It is a month-long educational program supported by the American Dental Association, American Dental Hygienists‚Äô Association, and the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program. This year marks the sixth straight year of this program through these organizations, … Continued

My Gums Are Bleeding — No Biggie?

Note from Smiles Dental: This post was written by guest blogger and Smiles Dental mom, Monique Tindall. She hopes that by sharing her personal dental stories, other parents will understand the importance of dental health for their kids. Her articles take a look at the humorous side of teeth-brushing and dentist visits. Thanks for reading! … Continued

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