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Change of seasons: 5 Easy Tips to Keep Your Home Germ Free

Last, we talked about keeping our bodies reasonably germ free. There are also simple things you can do on a continual basis to keep your house from collecting unwanted “guests” in the form of germs and bacteria. 1) Clean the air Make it a habit to air out rooms daily – and not only if […]

Change of seasons: 5 Easy Tips to Stay Germ Free

How to make it happy and healthy through the change of seasons: There are some benefits of dirt, as every mother can tell you, and one need not become “antibacterial” to remain healthy. Germs in moderation prod the development of the immune system, which holds especially true for younger children. Apart from that, though, we […]

Band Instruments and Braces

For many teenagers the thought of having to wear braces is frightening, or uncomfortable, at the very least. Teen-age egos in general are much more fragile than they like to show. At a time of great growth, change and transition, added silver (or color) as a “fashion accessory” to their smile, does little to improve […]

Dental Care in Developing Nations – “Dentists without Borders”

As a country, we take many things for granted. Adequate dental care is only one of these things. Our children grow up with regular check-ups from earliest age on;  sealants, fillings if needed, and, if necessary, orthodontic corrections. Later on we receive restorative dentistry to preserve our smiles and the ability to correctly consume our […]

Baby Proof your Home

Whether you are expecting your very first child, or an addition to your existing family, it is always a good idea to periodically double check your home is baby proof. Keep floors  and surfaces clean: Vacuuming, mopping and wiping surfaces on a regular basis becomes more important if one or several members of the family […]

Vegetable Delights – Inspirations for Summer Foods

Maybe you have heard of Erin Gleeson, maybe you have not. But maybe, just like many others, you are reluctant to cook much during the hot summer months, and yet remain eager to continue to eat well and healthy. If you need inspiration, here it is: The Forest Feast. The Forest Feast is both the […]


Gardening season is here.  If you love to garden, you will soon be out and about, with shovel, shears and pretty plants. What does that have in common with dentistry? Not very much, except that a good gardener will also apply just the right amount of fertilizer to their plants, in order for them to […]

Types of fillings

Hopefully you have needed none in a while, but should you have to get one or more fillings done, these are the options to help you make an informed choice.  Generally speaking, your dentist will advise you on how to balance your choice between durability, affordability, and aesthetics. Both gold and silver amalgam fillings have […]

The heart of a dentist

Have you ever wondered what made your dentist want to become a dentist in the first place? Your dental hygienist to take up patient care? Maybe you would be surprised to find how many dentists passionately care about their profession in a wide array of areas. To give their patients the best of their expertise, […]

Lifestyle Changes for 2014 – Part 1

Half way into January, how do you feel about your New Year’s resolutions? Steaming along nicely? Or already losing momentum? Maybe you haven’t really started to implement what you had thought to tackle, or maybe you hadn’t thought to change anything at all. For some people it is easy to just get up and go, […]