Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, accounting for approximately 443,000 deaths, or 1 of every 5 deaths, in the United States each year. It’s summer time and many of us take to the open road for excersise.. a longing to feel the wind in our hair, sunshine on our face, and… Continue reading “I’ll Smoke You In This Race!”
Digital radiography is becoming a popular method for dental x-rays across the country. With digital x-rays, the dental hygienist inserts a sensor, similar to the bitewings used in traditional x-rays, into your mouth to capture the digital images of your teeth. There are several benefits to using digital radiography over traditional x-rays. Less Radiation The main benefit… Continue reading The Benefits of Digital Dental X-Rays
If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to use that super, high-tech toothbrush you’ve seen in the stores, but are unsure of the costs and benefits of switching, then you should definitely take the time to do some comparisons. The first thing to know is that there are three different types of toothbrushes:… Continue reading Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes
February is National Children’s Oral Health Month! As many of us all know, time flies! Before you know it an entire year has gone by! As a dental provider I recommend everyone see a dentist for a yearly check ..and most people need to see their hygienist once, twice or sometimes even 4 times per year in… Continue reading When Did Your Child Last Have a Dental Checkup?
It is a wonderfully, sunny winter day here in Maine! Teeth as white as Snow! As I begin this journey of blogging, I will tell you I’m so excited to have a venue- a “public Service Announcement area”, if you will, to spread information, squash dental fears and to be a constant resource for YOU… Continue reading Welcome All You Smart, Oral Health Conscious Individuals!