Archive | July, 2018

Scared of Braces? Overcome the Fear with these Tips

An upcoming orthodontic appointment doesn’t have to be scary. We have tips that will help you brace for braces: If the thought of getting metal brackets and wires attached to the front of your teeth to pull and straighten your smile makes you cringe, you’re not alone. Up to 20% of Americans avoid the dentist […]

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Sunny Ways To Get Vitamin D

Vitamins and Minerals Your Mouth Craves

Your daily vitamin (yes, we’re even talking about your gummy vitamins) has benefits beyond your body — your smile needs vitamins and minerals to be healthy. Here is a tooth-friendly list of vitamins of minerals and from calcium to vitamin D for teeth: Calcium 99% of the calcium in our bodies is stored in our […]

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Guide to Your Orthodontic Lifetime Maximum

When it comes to your dental insurance policy, there are several terms that refer to a maximum that can be easily confused with each other: out-of-pocket maximum, annual maximum, and orthodontic lifetime maximum. We’ve discussed annual maximum, but what is a lifetime orthodontic maximum and when does it apply? Orthodontic lifetime maximum – According to Dr. […]

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Frozen Banana Ice Cream: 3 Flavors

Whether you like your ice cream in a sundae, double scoop or a cone, there’s no denying that the sugar-packed frozen treat isn’t good for your smile. Swap out your scoops for a naturally sweetened option made with frozen bananas. Here’s how to make frozen banana ice cream in three delicious flavors: Coconut-Chip Banana Ice […]

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