Defining “Bio-” Terms That You Will Hear

As you will notice over the course of your experience with our dental practice, there are a lot of important terms that begin with “bio-.” Why so, you wonder? Well, when it comes to dental care, one of our goals is to provide you with treatments that allow your smile to look natural and lifelike, that protect the tissue in your mouth, and that do not cause harm or irritation. As you may know, “bio” means “life.” We think a few particular terms will help clue you in a bit more as to how all of this works together to protect your oral health.

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Overstimulated Senses: What To Do During Dental Visits

What is it that gets you feeling nervous about your dental visits? Do you simply find that you feel overstimulated by all of the different scents going on? Do you feel jumpy as a result of the foreign noises? Perhaps the way things taste is a bit of sensory overload. To help you feel nice and relaxed during your care, we suggest you consider some helpful suggestions that can easily take the edge off and help you feel calm and centered.

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Keller’s Annual Campout

There’s nothing quite like camping out beneath the beautiful, big open sky as the weather warms up! If you couldn’t agree more, you’ll be thrilled to be reminded that it’s time to join fellow enthusiasts in the community at Keller’s Annual Campout. Gather up friends, family, and all the camping gear you need for some good old fashioned time outdoors.

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Invisalign Treatment Quiz: Why Choose It?

When we’re talking with you about Invisalign treatment to align your smile, what do you think about all of the details? Do you immediately figure that you should go ahead and begin treatment right away because you’d love a more uniform smile? Do you feel like you need a bit more motivation, so you can make a final decision? To ensure you’re on track with what makes Invisalign a wonderful choice for many patients, we offer a helpful quiz.

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Energy Drinks: A Quiz

How much do you know about the effects of the energy drinks you throw back to get an instant hit of energy? Have you always assumed they’re fairly safe and healthy for you when compared with other beverages? Does the flavor, lack of carbonation, or some natural ingredients give you the idea that they’re in some way good for your oral health? Unfortunately, the short answers to such questions is: They’re dangerous. As for the reasons behind this, we offer the insight you’re looking for with a quiz.

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3 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself

It’s very easy to get into the habit of making some minor assumptions and then convincing ourselves that they are the truth. Unfortunately, when you end up inadvertently lying to yourself, the result can be not so great for your oral health. The good news is that you’re probably on track most of the time, so you don’t have much to worry about. To help you do an even better job of avoiding such blunders, we offer a few untruths you should do your best to avoid, so you can keep your smile safe.

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Q&A: Recognizing National Facial Protection Month

Are you aware that it’s National Facial Protection Month? If not, now is the time to take a serious look at whether you’re protecting yourself from facial injury. Are you wearing protective gear when you play sports? When you rollerblade? When a helmet is essential, you should wear one. When a mouthguard is necessary, make sure you’re wearing it! Need some guidance? Answers to common questions should help.

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2 Things You’re Doing That Damage Your Teeth

You might be doing a lot of wonderful things for your oral health. You might be brushing as we instruct you to do, you may be flossing, and you might even be thoughtful throughout the day regarding little details to promote healthy teeth and gums. However, that doesn’t mean you’re not accidentally participating in some particular actions that can end up damaging your teeth. To help you uncover these mysterious problems (and similar issues), we offer up a couple things to consider, so your smile remains that much safer.

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Optimizing Your Next Cleaning And Checkup

Of course, you’d love to sit down in our chair every six months to a simple, effective, streamlined dental cleaning and checkup that yields the best possible results. It would also be nice to hear that you’re taking wonderful care of your smile and that you’ve made our job very easy. While this end goal sounds lovely, you may feel that you’re not entirely sure how to reach it. No problem. We have some very easy to remember and accomplish goals for you that will ensure you’re making the absolute most of your professional preventive visits each and every time.

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