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Back-to-School Dental Check-Up Info
As millions of children head back to school, the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) say it is just as important to examine the mouth as the rest of the body, encouraging parents to make dental exams a regular part of their children’s back-to-school routine. So, beat the rush–call us…
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It’s great to get compliments from our patients!!
It’s great to get compliments from our patients!! “Staff was very courteous and the dental hygienist was great. She was professional and cheerful. Thank-you for your consistently great service!” ~timothyn
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Good Nutrition Makes a Difference
Many researchers believe disease, including dental disease, progresses faster and can be more severe in people of all ages with nutrient-poor diets. Good nutrition can play a vital role in the health of your teeth and gums. Make sure to eat a well balanced diet with limited amounts of sugar to save your teeth! Remember,…
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Ergonomics Seminar by Mary Govoni
Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis attended a seminar by Mary Govoni on August 1, 2012. It was held in the office of Berrien Dental. The seminar included risk assessment and hands-on-training pertaining to ergonomics and clinical efficiency. Also included in the seminar were sessions on equipment recommendations and facilities design.
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VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System
The Oral Cancer Foundation reports that over 350,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year. The mortality rate of oral cancer has not changed in over thirty years in part to the fact that it is not diagnosed early enough. With the VELscope oral cancer screening system, our doctors and hygienist can detect…
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