Archive for 2022

2022 Annual Onsite OSHA Training Completed

  This past week our office team completed its annual onsite OSHA training with our Sterisafe compliance educator (Stericycle-a compliance company that provides related education and training services). Bloodborne Pathogen Training and Hazard Communication Awareness were reviewed along with a mock OSHA evaluation. This is a required mandate that we fulfill in order to ensure […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are one of the most durable ways to replace missing teeth, but how long do dental implants last? Are they cost-effective? The short answer is that dental implants themselves can last a lifetime, but the crowns attached to them may need replacing at some point.   The longevity of dental implants makes them a […]

Can Sensitive Teeth Be Whitened?

Chances are you’ve thought about whitening your teeth to improve your smile. It is one of the easiest and most popular ways to enhance your smile. Its popularity isn’t surprising since it’s relatively inexpensive and well-tolerated by most people. However, if you have sensitive teeth, you are probably wary of teeth whitening because you’ve heard […]

2022 Annual HIPAA Training Completed

This past Monday our staff held our annual HIPAA training with Stericycle, a compliance company that specializes in education and training services related to HIPAA and OSHA protocol. Why Does HIPAA Training Matter? The importance of an ongoing HIPAA training and compliance program is crucial not only to protect the privacy of our patients but […]

Some Facts to Consider When Drinking Sparkling Water

After purchasing a soda maker this past year, I began to wonder if there are any potential negative effects on your health from drinking carbonated water. After researching this subject, I found that in general drinking sparkling water has little or no detrimental effects on your health. The carbonation process, which produces that enjoyable bubbly […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month

During the month of February, The American Dental Association celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance reinforces the importance of oral health in children as well as helps parents with tips to keep their child’s smile on track! Developing good oral health habits at an early age and visiting our office […]

Out with the Old, In with the New

As the start of the New Year brings about resolutions, one important point our office reinforces is proper preventative measures to maintain good oral health. Here are some brushing tips you can improve on in 2022. Keeping Your Toothbrush for Too Long We recommend changing your toothbrush every three months coinciding with the change of […]