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Halloween Sweets by Sara Gackstetter R.D.H. | 17 October, 2017

Halloween is right around the corner and little goblins will be trick-or-treating to collect as much candy as they can, but it’s not just the kids enjoying the treats.  According to the Delta Dental Children’s Oral Health survey, nearly 80% of parents admit they eat their children’s candy! The...

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Sports Mouth Guards by Dr. Erin Elliott | 09 October, 2017

Fall is in the air! And what that means is back to school, Sunday football and sports! Lots and lots of sports. If your child is in any contact sport it is very important and sometimes required to have protection for their mouth. This could certainly cut down on the frantic Saturday afternoon phone...

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Our Doctor Opinion: Is Oil Pulling and Active Charcoal For Real? by Dr. Erin Elliott | 04 October, 2017

Oil Pulling Oil Pulling is an ancient Ayuryedic dental technique that involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth on an empty stomach for about 20 minutes first thing in the morning. This technique has been known to draw toxins out of the body. There is controversy as to whether it is truly...

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