Tag Archives: dentistry

Smiles Around the Country: June 2017 Recap

The Smile Generation®-trusted offices are committed to serving people in need, both in the dental office and in our community.  With compassionate volunteers across the country, the Smile Generation has the power to impact and serve many communities in need. This monthly blog series will help highlight some of the ways that Smile Generation volunteers are making a […]

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Dental Insurance vs. Dental Plans

Trying to understand dental insurance can be enough to put a frown on your face. So, let’s turn that frown upside down with a little help from The Smile Generation. What’s the difference between dental insurance vs. a dental savings plan? Dental Insurance Dental insurance is designed to a pay a portion of the costs […]

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Want a healthy mind and body?

Want a healthy mind and body? Start with a healthy smile.

The decision to improve our health typically starts with a new diet or a membership to a gym, but more and more, we’re finding that the mouth would also be a good place to start. Many Americans are currently suffering from gum (periodontal) disease and don’t realize it. Even more people fail to realize a […]

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A better smile with fewer trips to the dentist? Yes, please!

If you dread visiting the dentist (and even if you don’t) you’ll be thrilled to hear about some of the differences today in advanced dentistry. For many, it’s a whole new experience that’s resulting in better smiles with fewer trips to the dentist. And let’s face it—who can argue with that? Some of these game-changing […]

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Ask the Dentist – How do you Replace a Restorative Crown?

by Charles Rodgers, DDS – Smile Generation®-trusted owner dentist  The question was recently posed to us: “How does a dentist remove a permanent crown and replace it with a new restoration?” The answer is: very carefully! Every patient is unique and should consult with a dentist before undergoing any treatment plan. The majority of the […]

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

February marks the return of National Children’s Dental Health Month, with the theme “Defeat Monster Mouth” National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is observed every February around the world, and is sponsored by the American Dental Association® (ADA) and their public oral hygiene resource – Mouth Healthy™. The impetus behind NCDHM is the goal of early adoption […]

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The Smile Generation XBOX ONE Sweepstakes Winner

The Smile Generation celebrated the season of giving by offering one lucky patient the chance to take home one of the hottest gifts of the holidays – a brand new XBOX ONE gaming console. Participants must have completed a dental appointment at a Smile Generation®-trusted office* in the month of December and filled out a […]

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Smile Generation Approved Offices Collect Candy, Coats, Blankets for Charity

The Smile Generation believes in paying it forward. Over the last few months, Smile Generation-approved offices have participated in different collection drives and outreach missions to help those in need. Empire Dental Group and Orthodontics in Burbank, CA collected 96 lbs of candy as part of their Halloween Candy Buy Back event. The candy was […]

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Take two minutes to brush – American Dental Association – ADA.org

The Ad Council partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) and 35 other groups in the dental community to form the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and  produced a campaign that addresses children’s oral health. The national public service announcement campaign entitled “Kids’ Healthy Mouths” launched on August 14th, 2012. It encourages kids to […]

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5 Causes of Bad Breath and How to Treat Them

No matter how it happens, having bad breath is embarrassing. And if it’s chronic, chances are you’ll need more than a mint or mouthwash to get rid of it. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be caused by something as simple as an affinity for garlic or onions, or it could be a sign […]

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