Avoiding the Dentist? – Your Insurance Company Loves That!

Let’s face it; most people have no problem providing the reasons why they avoid the dentist. Common excuses include:

  1.  Fear—the smells, sensations, etc.
  2. “My teeth don’t hurt, so why go?”
  3.  “I don’t have time.”
  4. “I’d rather spend my money on something else.”

While your brain may tell you such justifications are adequate, consider what your oral health has to say. Read more

Stress! Stress! Stress!: 4 Ways Your Smile is Affected

Feeling overly stressed can affect more than just your willingness to share your smile–it can even affect the health of your mouth itself. What should you know about the causes and cures of our modern-day “stress epidemic?”

Stresses of Daily Life

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Stress is a part of daily life and somewhat unavoidable. Some stress is even beneficial and surprisingly enjoyable (perhaps the rush of your favorite rollercoaster). It can get your heart pumping and may leave you feeling energized! Read more