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Preventing Halitosis Before it Starts.

Posted on December 6th, 2017 by bevanheaton

Halitosis – or chronic bad breath – is something that all the mints, mouthwash or good brushing in the world can’t solve. Unlike “morning breath” or a strong smell that lingers after a tuna sandwich, halitosis remains for an extended amount of time and may be a sign of something more serious.  What Causes Halitosis? […]

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Use It or Lose It! Maximizing Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

Posted on November 4th, 2017 by bevanheaton

Did you know your dental benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental insurance plan is on a calendar year, as most are, you will lose out on all unused benefits after December 31st. No time to squeeze in a visit to the dentist? We have changed our hours on Tuesdays to accommodate you […]

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Orthodontist visit at what age?!

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by bevanheaton

A Child’s First Orthodontist Visit When Should a Child First See an Orthodontist? Orthodontics can play a major role in young children’s appearance and health. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that an orthodontist examine a child’s teeth by the time they are 7 years old.  This is even while baby teeth are still […]

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5 Healthy Reasons for Regular Teeth Cleanings.

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by bevanheaton

Doing this one thing can help prevent heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, bone loss, infection, and more. Not to mention it will brighten your smile and freshen breath. The answer is simple, regular teeth cleanings.  The best part is it requires little effort on your part and if you act now it’s free! For the […]

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