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Great Ways to Appreciate Teeth on Thanksgiving

November 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 5:46 am
A happy family celebrating Thanksgiving

As you’ve likely noticed, Thanksgiving is only a few days away. That means it’s time to show gratitude for your life’s blessings! Even now, you may be giving thanks for your loved ones or job. However, you’d also do well to appreciate your teeth on Thanksgiving. Your pearly whites let you savor food, chat with relatives, and more. Fortunately, your local dentist can help you honor your smile. Just use these four dental tips during the Thanksgiving holiday!


Monsters Need Teeth Too! Here Are Some Spooky Oral Health Tips for Halloween

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 10:27 pm

Halloween is the most terrifying time of year, but it is even more so for your dentist. While the oral healthcare providers of America might love horror movies and ghoulish mischief just as much as everyone else, the sheer volume of candy consumed can do a lot of dental damage without the proper precautions. Here are a few tips to keep all the spooky fun in Halloween without any horrifying oral health consequences.


Gum Disease Is Unpleasant, but It’s Also Interesting! Here Are Some Fun Facts to Chew On

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 10:40 pm
Woman has questioning expression

Maybe you’ve heard that gum disease is bad, but you’re not entirely sure why. Luckily for you, September is Gum Care Month, making it a great time to learn about taking care of your gums and the consequences of failing to do so! Knowing what you’re up against can give you the tools you need to avoid or deal with it, so here are a few interesting facts about gum disease that are better read about than experienced!


Prepping for School? Don’t Forget Your Three-Step Dental Checklist!

August 11, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 5:15 pm
A line of children with backpacks walking to school together

As with most things in life, back-to-school season seems to get more complicated as your child gets older. With their hobbies, school clubs, sports, and other obligations stacking up, it can be difficult to find time for a trip to the dentist, let alone figure out what needs to be done today to get your child’s smile in tip-top shape.

With this three-step checklist, you’ll be able to improve your child’s oral health and still have time to take them to soccer practice. Read on to get started!


How to Handle a Dental Emergency While on Summer Vacation

July 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 6:17 pm

Woman with luggage walking through airport Summer is here, which means your bags are packed for a vacation. The last thing you’d expect to ruin your travel plans is a dental emergency, but 1 in 6 Americans requires urgent attention from a dentist every year. If the unexpected should happen, don’t panic. Here’s how to handle a dental emergency when traveling.


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