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Oral Cancer Awareness Month: What You Should Know About This Disease

April 11, 2023

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doctor holding an oral cancer ribbon

If you’ve been to the dentist for a checkup recently, you may have had your dentist perform a routine oral cancer screening. The process is fast and simple, but this exam could potentially be lifesaving.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which is a time when dentists raise awareness about this deadly and all-too-common disease. In the spirit of this month, here’s some useful information about oral cancer that can help you detect this condition.


4 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Dental Routine

March 16, 2023

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Are you dedicating one of your upcoming weekends to spring cleaning? If so, decluttering your closet, re-organizing your pantry, and cleaning out your garage might be on the list. While those are all great to-dos, now is also a great time to press the reset button on your oral health. If you’re interested but are unsure where to start, then keep reading to learn how to spring clean your dental routine!


Want a Healthy Heart? Here’s How it Starts With Your Smile

February 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 6:01 pm
a woman smiling while brushing her teeth in San Marcos

While February is most popular for Valentine’s Day, it’s also known as American Heart Month. The second month of the year has been dedicated to spreading awareness of cardiovascular well-being since 1964. Although eating better or exercising more can help improve your heart health, you won’t want to forget the importance of your oral hygiene routine. Keep reading to learn about the link between your pearly whites and maintaining pristine cardiovascular health!


5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

January 1, 2023

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List of New Year’s resolutions on notepadThe new year is here, which means it’s time to think about what you’d like to accomplish in 2023. Many people plan to save money or exercise regularly, but there’s one thing that’s often overlooked–dental health. Your oral and general health are closely connected. There isn’t any better time than now to invest in a healthy mouth and body. Here are 5 New Year’s resolutions for healthier teeth and gums.


5 Stocking Stuffers That Are Smile-Friendly

December 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 12:26 am
Christmas scene with tree and stockings

Are you excited for Christmas? People around the world are getting ready to celebrate this holiday with loved ones through food, gifts, and fun. There’s a lot to do before Christmas Day, such as making travel arrangements, preparing accommodations for friends and family traveling from out of town, and making holiday feasts. To give you one less thing to consider this holiday season, read on for five ideas for stocking stuffers that have your dentist’s seal of approval.

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