Monthly Archives: December 2015

New Year’s Events Around the Valley

New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting nights of the year. It is a chance to dress up, go out, unwind, and let the stresses of the previous year melt away into the night. We have some pretty amazing New Year’s Eve events going on around the valley … Read More

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Best Celebrity Smile Makeovers

Some celebrities were born with seemingly perfect smiles, making them a little more drawn to the limelight. Other stars had to work to improve theirs a bit. Several household names once had gapped, stained, crooked or even missing teeth at some point, but have undergone some incredible dental transformations. Here’s … Read More

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The Fiesta Bowl is Almost Here

On January 1st, 2016, the 45th Annual BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl hits Phoenix. The spectacular showdown between Notre Dame and Ohio State will take place at the University of Phoenix Stadium. BattleFrog is the official sponsor of this year’s Fiesta Bowl, hence the name. The Fiesta Bowl started in 1971 and … Read More

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Tips on Removing Plaque

We’ve all heard the importance of removing plaque from our teeth and how over time, the sticky film of bacteria on our teeth can harden into tartar, which is much more difficult to remove and damaging to our teeth and gums. Dental plaque also contains the bacteria that converts sugar … Read More

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Teething Remedies for Babies

Teething is not a fun experience for either the baby or the parents. During teething, babies are extremely irritated due to the teeth growing in their gums. Some symptoms of teething include: drooling, irritated mood, chewing on hands, feet, objects, swollen gums, trouble sleeping, and trouble eating. There are many … Read More

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Differences Between Human and Primate Teeth

Many debates exist on on how similar humans really are to primates. One area we are definitely similar to our animal cousins is in our teeth and jaws. We are strikingly similar when it comes to human and ape teeth and jaws. Both of us have 32 teeth that include … Read More

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Best Holiday Gifts on a Budget

Gifts can be tough to pick out and even tougher when you are on a tight budget. DC Dental wants to help with this by suggesting some great gifts for this holiday season that are sure to mind your budget. Telephoto Lens This $20 attachable telephoto lens turns your camera … Read More

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How Mouthwash Works

While everyone knows the importance of brushing and flossing daily, many people wonder about the importance of using mouthwash as part of their daily oral care routine. While it does work well for freshening your breath instantly, your mouthwash is doing more for you. Here’s a look at how mouthwash … Read More

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View the Beautiful Night Lights at the Desert Botanical Garden

Every year, the Desert Botanical Garden puts on a light show called Las Noches de las Luminarias. This special holiday event will run from November 27th until December 31st from 5:30 until 9:30pm. This nighttime event features over 8,000 hand-lit luminaria bags and thousands of white twinkle lights. The lights … Read More

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Calling All Cat Lovers! The Cat Show is Coming!

They say there’s two kinds of people in the world: cat people and dog people. If you find yourself in the first category, this event is for you! Phoenix Feline Fanciers is putting on its annual cat show to celebrate our favorite, furry, sassy friends. This cat show is Arizona’s … Read More

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