There’s HOW Much Sugar in That?!
added on: July 16, 2018
yogurt with granola

Sugar has been a hot topic in the news lately, and with good reason. On average, Americans are consuming 82 grams of added sugar every day. That much sugar puts not only puts us at risk for serious diseases such as diabetes, but as our dental office in Cleona knows,… Read More…


Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush
added on: July 10, 2018
toothbrushes

Electric toothbrushes have been gaining popularity over recent years, and many claim to remove more plaque, tartar, and bacteria than traditional manual toothbrushes. But the team at our dental office in Cleona wanted to find out if these promises are actually true. Here’s what we know… According to the ADA… Read More…


What All Seniors Need to Know About Their Oral Health
added on: June 27, 2018
older gentleman

Getting older is a natural part of life, and as we age our healthcare needs tend to change. Oral health is no different. Our dental office in Cleona is committed to protecting smiles through every stage of life, and this month we want to dedicate our blog to the seniors… Read More…


What is Sedation Dentistry?
added on: June 22, 2018
woman smiles in dental chair

At our dental office in Cleona we take our patients’ comfort very seriously and are dedicated to keeping them calm and relaxed at every appointment. However, there are times when the noise of the drill is a bit too much (we get it!), treatment is too long to stay comfortable,… Read More…


3 Things All Men Need to Know About Their Oral Health
added on: June 6, 2018
Mens Health Month

The truth is, men are more likely to skip the recommended bi-annual visits to the dentist. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, many American men simply don’t go to the dentist unless they have a problem. However, by maintaining dental appointments twice-a-year they can prevent many of these problems… Read More…


All About Asthma and Oral Health
added on: May 22, 2018
woman reaches for asthma inhaler

Asthma is a scary, chronic disease that affects over 20 million adults and more than 6 million children in the United States. If not managed and treated proactively, asthma can make it difficult to breathe, cause the chest to tighten, and can even lead to death. At our dental office… Read More…


Doing This for 4 Minutes Every Day Can Keep You Healthy
added on: May 16, 2018
young woman brushing teeth

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Dedicating four of those minutes to brushing your teeth will not only help protect your smile and keep your breath fresh, but it can also protect your overall health. While brushing your teeth may seem like a pretty simple task, there are a… Read More…


Are Allergies to Blame for Dental Problems?
added on: May 9, 2018
woman with allergies in field

At our dental office in Cleona, we know that there are a lot of things that can affect oral health — from genetics to tobacco use, to not brushing enough to eating too much sugar. But can your allergies actually be one of those things that puts you at increased… Read More…


April is National Facial Protection Month
added on: April 26, 2018
girls playing field hockey

As the weather gets warmer we all tend to spend more time outside. And perhaps our kids are participating in some fun spring sports. While we’re happy that they’re out the house doing something active, it’s not all fun and games when smiles and faces are at risk for injuries…. Read More…


What’s the Point of Dental X-Rays?
added on: April 23, 2018
dental x-rays

At your bi-annual dental appointments, you most likely have dental x-rays taken. While these images are an important diagnostic tool, just what are they showing and why are they important? At our dental office in Cleona, we don’t want any patient to have anything done and not know why. That’s… Read More…


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