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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…

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…

Why Sealants Might Be a Great Idea for You

If you have taken a trip to the dentist in your lifetime, you have probably heard about sealants. You’ve maybe had them described to you, but what is the true benefit of getting them? Do you really need to seal all of your teeth? Let’s take a closer look into why sealants could be a…

The Flawless Bedtime Routine

      Photo: Elizabeth Gadd Photography   You’ve probably heard all of your lifetime that, “sleep is important.”  Yes, sleep is paramount in the functioning of your body, but just how essential is it?  I have been paging through some prime articles out there, and realized that sleep has become pretty cool lately.  Did…

Dental Assistant Recognition Week

Here at the office we are buzzing with anticipation for the warm weather up ahead. We got a little taste of the “sunny and 75” this past week, and boy, it was awesome! Hopefully you were able to embrace the sunshine this past week as well. Were you one of the Wisconsinites that broke out…

Kelly's 1 Year Anniversary

We want to congratulate Kelly on her 1 year anniversary for all of the hard work and dedication she has put into her job! Kelly is our patient coordinator here at the office, so chances are you have heard from her on your voicemail confirming your appointment. She is upbeat, charismatic, and has a great…

Kim's 7 Year Anniversary

Congratulations on your 7 Year Anniversary, Kim! We have loved having Kim as a part of our team for 7 years- that’s almost a decade!  She welcomes each of her patients with a huge “Kim” smile and a firm handshake. If you can’t find Kim in the office she loves to spend time with her…

What's the Deal with Oil Pulling?

Oil Pulling has come into the limelight as a natural and holistic approach to dentistry, but is this entirely true?     In 2016, the trend of oil pulling seems to have erupted. This particular topic has been an item of discussion among many dental professionals. What are they saying? Dr. Jessica Emery, DMD states,…

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