Monthly Archives: June 2015

July 4th Festivities in Arizona

It may be hot here, but we’re a tough breed. This 4th of July, there is no shortage of events all over the Valley and all over the state. Here’s a list of 2015 Independence Day celebrations in Arizona. Glendale Westgate plays host to Firework Fest, which includes live music, … Read More

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Is Beer Actually Good for your Teeth?

Homer Simpson once called beer “the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.”  Whether it solves other problems is debatable, but it turns out, some beers have some benefits that help protect your teeth (if taken in moderation, of course!) Throughout the day, our teeth are going through … Read More

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Five Ways to Beat the Arizona Heat

The time of year is upon us.. The time of year when the outside air feels like the inside of a hair dryer. Valley residents are a tough breed, however, and we know plenty of tricks to make the Summer tolerable. If you’re new to the area, or are just … Read More

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Foods to Avoid on your First Date (or any date!)

Obviously, you want to make a great impression on your first date, and the best case scenario is that the evening was exciting and romantic for both of you. How disheartening would it be, then, that the moment you go for the first kiss, your breath ruins everything? To make … Read More

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Breaking News Report: Smoking and Chewing Tobacco VERY BAD FOR YOUR TEETH!

This just in from science.. Using tobacco products can cause oral health problems. Just in case you were not aware, cigarettes and chewing tobacco can affect your teeth and gums in a serious way, and here’s more data on the subject. Tobacco products are known to lead to gum disease … Read More

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Weekend Summer Getaways in Arizona

One of the greatest parts about living in Arizona is the diverse climates. Although the Valley gets hot in the summer, in just a few hours, you can find a cool retreat in the higher elevations. Here are some great spots to get away for the weekend. Mogollon Rim The … Read More

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Is Eating Ice Bad for your Teeth?

Eating ice cubes seems harmless enough. Ice has zero calories and it can help us cool down after exercising or being out in the sun. Some people even claim to be addicted to eating ice and do it on a daily basis. While it may seem like a great way … Read More

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Questions about Dentures

If your dentist has recommended dentures to replace missing teeth, you may have some reservations about them, or simply want to know more information about what having dentures is like. Here are some common questions (FAQ) people have about dentures. What will they feel like? When you first get dentures, … Read More

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Tips for Brushing Properly with Orthodontic Braces

Even though they’re often crucial to ensuring a bright and straight smile, braces can often be a hassle. Keeping your teeth and gums clean and healthy with the added brackets and wires in place is a more difficult task than it was before, but it’s no less important to maintain … Read More

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Wisdom Teeth FAQs

What are wisdom teeth? In each quadrant of your mouth, you have three molars that come in throughout your adolescence and early adulthood. Wisdom teeth are the third molars to come in, typically around the age of 17 to 21 years. Why do I need to have my wisdom teeth … Read More

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