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  • The Horrors of Halloween Hygiene

    Let’s face it, without proper oral hygiene and dental exams, your mouth could easily take after the smiles adorning the glowing jack-o-lanterns this month.  So what better time to discuss hygiene and health for your oral cavity?  And as a bonus, it’s National Dental Hygiene Month!  Our [...]

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    The Importance of Dental Exams

    September 26, 2018
    The Importance of Dental Exams

    The beginning of fall is the perfect time to get organized.  We’ve had a great summer, enjoyed our vacations, and sung plenty of songs around the campfire.  Yet, now it’s time to take inventory of our life.  What didn’t get done over the summer?  What needs to get done now before winter? [...]

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    Oral Health: What’s your Method of Learning?

    With children of all ages heading back to school this year, let’s take a moment to focus on how they learn.  Every one of us has our own method of learning; one in which works best for us to retain information.  Understanding how you learn may be different from how your child processes [...]

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    Root Canal or Tooth Extraction

    Nearly 100 years ago, a dentist by the name of Weston Price promoted the extraction of teeth due to an abscess or infection over a root canal procedure.  Since then, his research and theory regarding tooth extraction has been widely debunked and for various reasons.  As a Polaris dentist [...]

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    Summer, Sugar, and Sun

    June 28, 2018
    Summer, Sugar, and Sun

    When summer rolls around, the request for treats increases.  Of course, who can blame us?  Gooey s’mores by the campfire, pop-up lemonade stands, and prevalent ice cream trucks all are signs of the season.  However, these sweets, while tasty, aren’t especially great for your teeth.  So, how [...]

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    Mouthguards for Football and More

    It’s common knowledge that a mouthguard has become more widely accepted in football and sports than ever before.  Ongoing research in regards to player safety while on the court or field is uncovering data that mouthguards reduce the risk of concussions; a frequently debated topic today.  Our [...]

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    Oral Health, Vitamin D, and a Little Bit of Sunshine

    Though it seemed like spring weather would never come this year, our Polaris dentist and staff are happy to see the green grass and fresh blossoms.  Like you, we are ready for sunshine and fresh air to replenish the vitamin D we crave.  Vitamins are essential to your oral health, and vitamin D is [...]

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    Say Cheese!  Is Your Smile Ready for Pictures?

    Spring has sprung and our Polaris dentist and staff are ready to put away our winter coats and welcome the warmer weather and sunshine.  As we shed our layers of clothing and unbundle winter scarves, are you uncovering your best smile? Or does it need a little attention?  If you are gearing up for[...]

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    Ohio: Thanks for National Children’s Oral Health Month!

    Seventy-seven years ago, about two hours away from our dentist Polaris area patients call home, celebrating children’s dental health began.  On February 3, 1941 a Cleveland dentist office promoted oral health care for children.  The concept then grew nationally from a single day, to a week, [...]

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    What Your Smile Tells Others

    January 29, 2018
    What Your Smile Tells Others

    Ever wonder how others see you?  Do you exude confidence or timidness?  Do you have a welcoming persona or do you close yourself off to people?  Our body language says a lot about who we are, even when we don’t consciously think about it.  Besides how we present ourselves to others and our [...]

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