Tired of Drill and Fill? A Faster, Cheaper, and Painless Alternative For Cavities.

In 2018, the then-president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry said that, aside from fluoridated water, a topical cavity fighter which has already been used in other countries for decades, “may be the single greatest innovation in pediatric dental health in the last century.” Silver diamine fluoride is a liquid that can be painted on teeth to stop decay. Fast,...
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Strength in Numbers: How Your Association Membership Benefits You

For many people, retirement is surprisingly one of the most stressful times in their entire lives. The sudden transition from a day filled with tasks working alongside peers to a life of leisure can be jarring and isolating. The good news: there’s a group of people with a similar background to you who are eager to have you join them (if you haven’t already). Your...
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Want to Get Insights on Your Overall Health? Get an Eye Exam.

We all know the saying “the eyes are the window to the soul”. But for your ophthalmologist, eyes are also windows to the live action of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerves throughout the entire body.  Issues spotted in the eye can often be the first indications of health problems elsewhere in the body. Here are 5 surprising conditions eye doctors can detect during a...
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Is the Pandemic Ruining Your Oral Health?

We’ve all talked with friends how the pandemic and social distancing has affected our mental health. But dentists are now reporting increasing evidence that the curtailment of normal office visits is having an adverse effect on our dental health.  Many dentists are reporting that, even though they’ve treated fewer patients this past summer compared with last year,...
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