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Facial Esthetics (Botox & Dermal Fillers)

Facial Esthetics have a very influential role in dentistry. It’s usage in dentistry is growing rapidly; studies have shown patients who received facial esthetic injections experienced significant improvement in pain, function, ability to open their mouth and levels of tenderness to palpation. The most common forms of facial esthetics are Botox and Dermal Fillers. Botox…

April is National Facial Protection Awareness Month!

April is a big month for the dental industry! Not only is it Oral Cancer Awareness Month but it’s also National Facial Protection Awareness Month! This month, the goal is to remind all athletes, young and old, to wear a mouth guard during all competitive and recreational sports. Mouth guards protect teeth from being knocked…

Oral Cancer Awareness Month Sticking with April’s Oral Cancer Awareness theme, the American Dental Association has posted the top 7 risk factors to Oral Cancer. Keep in mind that regular visits to your dentist can help you detect oral cancers early on and changing a few potentially harmful habits may help reduce your chances of…

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

While many people are aware that all forms of cancers are on the rise, oral cancer awareness is quite low including limited knowledge on what causes oral cancer. Many people believe that all cases of oral cancer are related to smoking and tobacco use which, unfortunately, is not the case. Smoking and tobacco use are…

Parents: How to care for your child's teeth

We love our patients here at Valley Dental and with many of our patients being blessed with new babies this spring, we wanted to offer some helpful hints and hopefully answer some questions you as a parent might have! While adults typically have 32 teeth, babies usually develop only 20 teeth. A baby’s 20 teeth…

4 Dental Insurance Facts to Know!

A person should always be well acquainted with their insurance plan, however we know that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate! You can always reach out to you insurance company for assistance, but here are some quick dental facts that will help you as an insured patient better understand your policy. Fact…

Making Dental Appointments a Breeze!

What are some of your favorite places to be? I’m guessing the dentist doesn’t make that list! In a recent study conducted by Hello Products, an oral care startup company, found that 62% of the people polled frequently avoided going to the dentist. Some of the top reasons people choose to ditch the dentist are…

Children's Dental Health Month - Christian Chapel Day Care

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so our hygienist Samantha got to visit the 4K class at Christian Chapel Day Care! She discussed the importance of brushing, flossing, and going to the dentist regularly.

Children's Dental Health Month - Captain Enamel!

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so on Valentines Day, Dr. Holly visited the Little Feet Helpful Hands daycare where he helped to educate them on the importance of brushing their teeth! He read them the short story of Captain Enamel, a comic which Dr. Holly wrote and illustrated himself! Not sure who had…

Happy 3 Year Anniversary Dr. Pendleton!

We want to thank Dr. Jason Pendleton for being a part of our Valley Dental family for 3 years! We are so thankful for such a knowledgeable Dentist on our staff that has impacted so many patients at our office, for the better. We hope we can share many more years with you. I asked…

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