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Lora Cook, RDH Essential Oils Recently several of my patients have asked me some questions about essential oils.  To be honest I have a very limited knowledge of the subject.  I hate when I don’t have all the answers for my patients.  So I thought what…

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Amanda Orvis, RDH Dentures and Partial Dentures Removable dental appliances such as dentures and partial dentures require daily care as well as regular dental visits to keep them functioning properly. Denture and partial denture wearers need to pay close…

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Cortney Davis, RDH Myths of Dentistry  It’s no myth that to some dental work can be scary sometimes. Statistics show that around 12 percent of the population in the U.S. says they are anxious when it comes to visiting the dentist, and many don’t know how…

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Nora Torrez, RDH Allow me to introduce myself…….. My name is Nora Torres, Dental Hygienist.  I am somewhat new to this awesome practice.  Hard to believe it has been six months! Time sure flies by when you’re having fun! I have been lucky to have met some…

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Sharma Mulqueen RDH The Panoramic X-Ray Gives Dentists the Big Picture One advantage of the panoramic X-ray is its ease of use. Unlike other X-rays where the film is placed inside the patient’s mouth, the panoramic film is contained in a machine that…

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Arianna Marsden, RDH What’s With All The Plastic? In my daily practice, I am fortunate enough to provide dental hygiene care for many patients, some of which have been patients in the practice for more than 30 years. (That’s longer than I’ve been alive!)…

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Ann Clark, RDH Pizza Party!! It’s like a dream come true!  Can pizza really be good for oral health?  Pizza is one fast food that is full of nutrition and helps ward off dental problems.  Pizza consumption among Americans is higher than any other Nation.…

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Wendy Parker, RDH Gotta Have a Soda?              It’s summertime, the heat is in the air, the pool is inviting, and you have a drink of soda in your hand.  It’s hard not to when it is so available and so tempting everywhere you go!  Last year, my son and…

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Andra Mahoney, BS RDH What is Xylitol? What if I told you there was a sugar that actually prevents cavities?  Would you believe me?  Well, you should!  And it called Xylitol (pronounced zai-li-tall). What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally occurring…

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Katie Moynihan, BS RDH Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy If your hands bled when you washed them, you would be concerned. However, many people think it is normal if their gums bleed when they brush or floss. False! Inflammation and bleeding are early signs…
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