Smile Generation Serve Day 2018

Kindness Leads to Smiles

It’s amazing how the kindness of a stranger can change your day, your week, your month, or even your life. Kindness can come in many forms.  It may be holding the door for someone, helping someone move, or listening to someone pour out their heart.  No matter what the act of kindness is, it begins […]

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Know the Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

September is National Gum Care Month. Periodontal (gum) disease often goes undiagnosed and untreated. There are four main contributors to periodontal disease: smoking, diabetes, oral hygiene and genetic factors.  This article dives into the relationships between each of these risk factors in order to make a unique plan to manage your oral hygiene.   Smokers are […]

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Back to Basics

School is starting and it’s time to get back to basics! As summer winds down there are a lot of things on everyone’s lists… kids are likely going back to school, supplies need to be bought, and routines need to be adjusted. As fun as the past couple of months have been, it’s nice to […]

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Braces for Adults

It is never too late for a healthier and more beautiful smile!   There are many reasons adults consider getting braces.  For most, it’s quite simple. They want to have straight teeth and a harmonious smile. For others, the reason might more functional. They may feel that their ‘bite is off,’ or that it is […]

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Oral Health for the Summer

As summer quickly approaches, it is an exciting time with warmer weather, vacations, and kids out of school. Unfortunately, this also means our routines are flipped upside down.Between all the different activities, travel, different sleep schedules, and parents trying to work life can be hectic.  My patients will often tell me they have not been focusing as […]

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Together We Give

  This month our Smile Generation®-trusted offices are coming together to make our dent in the overall water crisis, because together we give. I don’t always think we can imagine what it’s like to not have water.  There are times on hot days when I forget my water bottle and think as I drive how nice it […]

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National Women's Health Week

This One’s For All the Ladies

Whether she’s a mother or not, we want all the ladies to have a healthy smile! In celebration of Mother’s Day and National Women’s Health Week, let’s make sure to celebrate the women in our lives by helping them be healthier and happier for years to come. And let’s start with their smiles. Many people […]

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Earth Day Has Us Going Green

Each year on Earth Day people gather all over the world to take action toward preserving our planet. In honor of the holiday, we made a list of our favorite ways to be kind to the environment and our wallets. Power Down: Unplugging devices and turning power-strips off at night will save electricity. Ditch Disposable: […]

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Oral Health Care in Guatemala

  Smile Generation®-trusted offices are committed to providing oral health care to people across the world. In April 2018, a group of eight volunteers partnered with the Pacific Dental Services® Foundation’s Dental Clinic to serve members of rural communities in Xenacoj, Guatemala. Over three days, over 125 people traveled rugged terrain—some for nearly two hours—to […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know the signs of oral cancer?

According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, almost 50,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The good news is there is an 80-90% survival rate when diagnosed and treated early. To help make sure as many people as possible get that early diagnosis, the month of April has been designated […]

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