How to Quit Smoking

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cigs

The Great American Smokeout, hosted on the third Thursday each November, strives to bring awareness to how quitting smoking can improve overall health. This is certainly something our dental office in Evansville can get behind since smoking directly affects oral health, too. Even though quitting smoking may be one of the hardest things for someone… Read more »

Avoid the Flu with These Five Easy Things

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woman with the flu

Flu season has officially begun and will continue through February, or maybe even later. Nobody wants to catch this ache-inducing, sneezing-causing, and overall yucky-feeling sickness. While sometimes the flu is unavoidable, there are easy things you can do to reduce your chance of falling ill. Join your dentist in Evansville in practicing these top tips… Read more »

Everyone Can Do These Three Things to Relax at the Dentist

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young woman in dental chair

Your dentist in Evansville knows how incredibly unnerving a trip to have your teeth checked or cleaned can be for some patients. If this sounds like you, it’s essential to know that you’re not alone. Besides the fact that millions of Americans struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist, you’ve got an extended family at… Read more »

Do I Really Have to Get My Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?

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Extracting wisdom teeth is an incredibly common procedure. In fact, over 90% of Americans have their wisdom teeth removed. While there are some occasions when wisdom teeth surgery isn’t necessary, more often than not, it’s recommended to prevent additional problems and pain in the future. Let’s take a look at why so many Americans have… Read more »