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February is Children's Dental Health Month

February may be the designated dental health month for children, but it important to address your child’s dental health each and every day.  Dental care begins at birth and lasts throughout a person’s life.  It is our role as caregivers and parents to insure healthy habits are formed early on to keep one’s teeth as long as possible.

Baby Teeth

According to the American Dental Association, Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food, speak and have a good-looking smile. Their first teeth also help make sure their adult teeth come in correctly. It’s important to start infants off with good oral care to help protect their teeth for decades to ...

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New Year, New Smile?

As we begin the New Year we start to see all the posts about New Year resolutions, lifestyle changes, “new year, new me,” you get the point. There’s something about the excitement of change and we don’t want you to miss out. This is the year you can make the change you’ve always wanted to make and get the smile you’ve always wanted.

To your surprise, the dentist is more than just cleanings and restorative visits. At our office we offer a variety of cosmetic services including teeth whitening, veneers, dentures, bridges and crowns. Most people are familiar with the general concept of whitening, dentures and crowns but some might not ...

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Dental Insurance...Use It or Lose It!

The end of the year is coming fast, and December 31st marks the end of the plan year for most dental insurance companies, Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts. At Reamer Family Dentistry, we want you to have the best dental care and the healthiest teeth possible while getting the most out of your benefits.

If you have dental insurance, your policy allows for a certain dollar amount of coverage to be provided to you each year. If your maximum coverage benefit is not used during the year, you lose those benefits because unused coverage does not carry over to the next year. The good news is you can still take ...

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Dental Emergency During the Holidays...What do I do?

The holidays are such a fun time of year filled with fun, family and of course, lots of eating. Unfortunately, these are also the times that a lot of dental emergencies seem to happen. People are off work, maybe playing in a family football game, or maybe just one too many drinks in and something unexpected happens. Regardless of how they happen, your dentist office is most likely closed so you need a home remedy to tie you over until office hours resume. So what to do when a dental emergency happens to you over the holidays? Here are some good places to start depending on what the emergency is.

 

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Let Your Waistline Be The Only Thing Damaged This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays. It’s so nice getting together with family and taking a day to remember all of those things that we are thankful for in the midst of all of life’s challenges. It’s a time to gain perspective on what’s really important in our lives, as well as a time to gain perspective on the fact that we normally don’t consume 7,000 calories in a day nor eat for eight plus hours straight as we sometimes do during Thanksgiving. This is where our Thanksgiving day dental tips come into play. With all of the non-stop nibbling that most of us do on this holiday, it’s ...

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