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Category: Healthy Teeth

What Floyd Mayweather and Family Dental Visits Have in Common

Schedule An Appointment The Modern American Family.  Always on the go: soccer, piano, music lessons, karate, choir, youth group. Throw meals and school in there, too. Where does the time go???   Maybe in the future we can go to 30 hour days. Until then, many families are left running to and fro from obligations and extracurricular activities.   So, how did I associate Dentistry with the best boxer in modern history, and what does this have to do with the... Read More
Posted by Jake Bateman at Friday, Aug 25, 2017
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The Run Down on Teeth Whitening "Bleaching"

The Run Down on Teeth Whitening “Bleaching” It happens to all of us.  At 16 years old, our teeth are untainted and pristine: a virgin to the world of teas, coffees, and red wines. Over time the Starbuck’s coffee and the Pal’s tea will begin to taint those pearly whites.   Schedule An Appointment   The idea of whitening teeth began in the 1800’s. However, the initial focus was to whiten teeth with previous trauma. Today, they are referred... Read More
Posted by Jake Bateman at Sunday, Jun 4, 2017
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One Dentist's War on Mountain Dew

Schedule An Appointment You can’t go to any supermarket, gas station, or convenience store without it seeing it. In an instant, you can recognize the green and red logo that is found on every Mountain Dew.  Originating from Tennessee in 1940, Mountain Dew was eventually bought by Pepsi-Cola in 1964. Since then, there have been variations in flavoring and color. But unfortunately, one thing hasn’t changed: how it irreversibly destroys teeth. The Harmful Effects of... Read More
at Friday, May 6, 2016
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What About All of These Toothpastes?

Schedule An Appointment Go to your local grocery store and look down the toothpaste aisle. The options are overwhelming. They promise tartar control, whitening, decreased sensitivity, cavity protection – the list goes on! A lot of people are concerned about what toothpaste is best for them. Personally, I like to be an educated consumer, so here we go. I decided to dive into this two BILLION dollar per year industry and give you guys some insight. Here is a general idea of the... Read More
at Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
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