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October is Dental Hygiene Month!

October is National Dental Hygiene Month🦷! Dental hygienists do so much for your oral health so we want to celebrate them this month🥳! Having a healthy mouth involves fresh breath, healthy gums and strong teethđź’Ş! That’s why it’s so important to have regular checkups with your dental hygienistđź’Ż! To schedule your next cleaning, give our…

Dr. Holly: The Tale of Blacktooth by Davie Fletcher

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month so in honor of that, Dr. Holly visited some of our area pre-schools for Children’s Oral Health Month to illustrate the importance of good oral health! He read them the tale of Blacktooth written by Davie Fletcher! It’s the tale of pirates, dentists and treasure chests!! He also…

February: Children's Oral Health Month

Healthy Habits Your child’s baby teeth are at risk for decay as soon as they first appear—which is typically around age 6 months. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. It most often occurs in the upper front teeth, but other teeth may also be affected. In…

6 Mouth-Healthy Holiday Snacks (That Are Almost Too Cute to Eat)

Sweet as the holidays may be, sugar-packed treats can wreak havoc on your pearly whites. This season, ring in the festivities with healthy and fun holiday snack options that fill your mouth with joy. Here are some of our favorites from the original artical which can be found at https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/nutrition/holiday-recipes Egg Snowmen Egg Snowmen recipe…

Halloween Candy-Give-Back Drive

Valley Dental is hosting a Halloween Candy Give Back Drive through Operation Gratitude starting on November 1st – November 8th. The candy collected will be placed into Care Packages and sent overseas to our U.S. Service Members currently deployed. Dr. Gavin, a U.S. Navy veteran, welcomes every opportunity to help support our service members. Operation…

Decade-long Study: Periodontal Disease and It’s Link to Esophageal Cancer by Todays RDH

Cancer Research, a journal by the American Association for Cancer Research, published an article which revealed a potential link between periodontal disease and esophageal cancer. Dr. Jiyoung Ahn, an Associate Professor and Associate Director for Population Science at the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Center at New York University Langone Health, conducted a decade-long study focused…

Wisconsin Dental Association: 2017 Community Fluoridation Reaffirmation Award

Congratulations to six Wisconsin cities that received community water fluoridation awards in 2017. Green Bay was one of 15 cities that defeated initiatives to discontinue community water fluoridation during 2017 and was awarded the 2017 Community Fluoridation Reaffirmation Award. Awards for 50 years of continuous community water fluoridation were also presented at the National Oral…

Sensitive Teeth

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum disease Worn tooth enamel Exposed tooth root In healthy teeth, a…

A Look at Forensic Dentistry & How Teeth Are Used to Identify a Person by Rebecca Perez, BSDH

Check out this awesome article by Rebecca Perez, BSDH about Forensic Dentistry! A Look at Forensic Dentistry & How Teeth Are Used to Identify a Person A big part of mainstream media is criminal investigations and law enforcement dramas. Most of the time, these involve missing persons or murder investigations. As a dental hygienist, this…

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