Enjoy The Shamrock Marathon Weekend March 16-18

From Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18, avid runners and those interested in their fitness can take part in the Shamrock Marathon Weekend! During these three days, several races will be held. You can take part in an 8K race, a half marathon, or a full marathon. If you want to push yourself, you can also attempt the challenge events being offered. There will also be youth-focused runs, and an ongoing fitness expo running during this weekend of health-focused activity. The Shamrock Marathon Weekend events are great for people looking to challenge themselves in invigorating competitions, but it can also be a terrific outing for people interested in learning more about fitness. (more…)

Why Things Taste Funny (And How To Respond)

You have a lot of taste buds on your tongue. Thousands of them, actually, which help you interpret the flavors that foods provide. So, why is it that one day, you can taste everything just fine and the next, you either can’t taste your food, everything tastes funny, or you have a very weird taste in your mouth? There may be one of multiple issues affecting this sense. See us for a checkup to discover what’s up with your oral health and how to solve the dilemma.

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Sparkling Water: Good? Bad? Or Somewhere In Between?

You know that sodas are bad for your oral health. You also know that water is exceptionally good for your smile. So, what to make of sparkling water? Is it considered soda or water or neither? Is it safe for your smile or is it something you should avoid at all costs? Let’s break down the major details associated with this beverage and how it may affect your teeth, so you know whether or not it’s safe to sip.

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Gum Disease: Who Does It Happen To?

If your gums have always seemed quite healthy, you may wonder if you’re just not someone to whom gum disease may happen. This of course may then cause you to wonder who out there experiences periodontal problems, if perhaps you’ve been lucky or if you’ve been doing something right, and more. We are happy to lift the mystery regarding your gum health, so you may easily protect your tissues for many more years of enjoying a healthy smile.

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How An Ergonomic Workstation Impacts Smile Health

You’ve heard it before. You should really have your workstation set up in an ergonomically correct way. This means that you have aligned your posture by positioning yourself, your chair, your desk, your computer, and other accessories in a way that limits stress on your muscles, joints, etc. What does this have to do with your smile health, you wonder? Well, it’s important to remember that your entire body works as one unit! Consider some reasons it may be time to get serious about the way you work every day!

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Professional Care Reminders: Why Can’t I…?

If you’re a do-it-yourself type of person, then you may wonder if your usual ambition is something you can apply to your dental care. Of course, you may certainly go all out when it comes to your daily care, which includes brushing and flossing. The more dedicated you become, the better you can keep oral tissues safe. However, beyond those details we have specifically instructed you to perform at home, you should most certainly leave the professional treatment to us! If you’re asking yourself, “But why can’t I…?” at the moment, allow us to explain!

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VOW 2018 Bridal Show

Do you remember last year’s bridal show? If you weren’t yet a bride, then perhaps you weren’t even paying attention! This year, however, you might be ready for the VOW 2018 Bridal Show if you are getting plans underway to walk down the aisle. Don’t miss it!

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Dental Hygiene In The Shower: Okay Or Not Okay?

Perhaps you always brushed your teeth in the shower as a kid and now, as an adult, you find that some people find this to be a bit of an odd approach to dental hygiene. Maybe you began doing this during college because it just made your getting-ready sessions much faster. Regardless of your particular reasons for doing so, you might find that you’re curious whether this is an okay way to handle your smile care or if, perhaps, we suggest against it. Let’s run through some things to consider, so you may make an educated decision.

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Watch That Tooth Chip!

Very, very small tooth chips are nothing to worry too much about, though they can call for dental care in certain instances. Larger tooth chips may cause you to worry and may certainly be worthy of a dental visit. So, how are you supposed to know the severity of your damaged dental tissue, what you should do, and whether you need a treatment to fix it? Easy! Come in for a dental appointment, of course. For now, let’s get you up to speed.

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