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Is Halloween Really Just Around The Corner?

Did we just receive a much-needed temperature change or what? It was 95-degrees yesterday and today it’s barely over 70-degrees. And, the forecast calls for lows in the 50s and 60s for the next week. Whew! There are a lot of folks around the Johnson County area who are breathing a collective sigh of relief […]

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Healthy Snacks for Kids on Cold Winter Days

There’s no doubt that winter has arrived in the Greater Kansas City Area. In neighborhoods all across town, the evidence is easy to see. Snowdrifts are stacked up against houses and buildings. Snowmen with carrot noses and wool-mitten hands are turning up in yards. Streets and sidewalks are a slushy mess. And schools are using […]

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The Top Ten Beneficial Foods for Your Teeth

One of the most rewarding aspects of the dental profession comes from helping patients and their families make sound choices about how they care for their teeth and approach their overall oral health. Over the years, we’ve spoken at length about brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups and cleanings. It’s probably safe to say that […]

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Healthy Summer Snacking for Healthier Smiles

Summertime is here and your kids are probably on the go most of the day. Active kids are hungry kids and meal planning for busy families can be a challenge. Whether your days are full of soccer practices, afternoon picnics, family vacations, or any number of other fun summer activities, it’s important to make sure […]

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How to Help your Children Prevent Cavities

Your child’s oral health is an important part of their overall well-being. Oral health problems such as cavities can cause pain and discomfort which can then lead to chewing problems, an appearance of poor dental hygiene, and occasional absences from school. One of the best ways to help children prevent cavities is to encourage good […]

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Soda Pop, Sports Drinks, Juice, and Dental Disease in Your Children

A beautiful, healthy smile can be achieved and maintained through positive lifestyle habits such as eating a proper diet, practicing good oral hygiene, and visiting your dentist regularly. Many of these beneficial habits are formed when we are children. Unfortunately, some children who regularly practice these healthy habits may still experience a high risk of […]

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Chewing Gum and Your Teeth

Chewing gum has earned itself a bad reputation among moms that are actively watching out for their children’s teeth – unnecessarily so, in some cases. It comes as no surprise that brushing and flossing regularly, eating a nutritious diet, and visiting your dentist are still the best ways to maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. But […]

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