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Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA

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10 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Feb 7, 2017 10:34:00 AM

Dental visits are necessary to keep teeth in tip-top condition, but a trip to the dentist can be scary for a kid. The unfamiliar environment can deplete him of all his hit points in a matter of seconds. About 9% of children are afraid of the dentist. Fortunately, there are ways to get your little darling past the fear factor and to the nice friend who just so happens to fix teeth. 

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Top 10 Laser-assisted Makeovers for a Better Smile

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Jan 10, 2017 9:15:00 AM

 

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Healthy Tips for the Hap-hap-happiest Holiday

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Dec 6, 2016 7:42:00 AM

 

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Lasers for More Effective Dental Sealants

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Nov 3, 2016 10:17:00 AM

 

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Why Bleeding Gums are a Big Deal

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Oct 14, 2016 2:20:16 PM

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Back-to-School Habits for Healthy Teeth & Safe Mouths

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Sep 6, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Childhood tooth decay is largely preventable, but it remains one of the most common diseases of kid-hood—five times as common as asthma, and seven times as common as hay fever, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tooth decay is a serious problem and can result in severe pain, infection, and tooth loss. As your honor roll student returns to school, send them off with good habits for healthy teeth and a safe mouth.

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Why You Should Choose a Laser Dentist for Your Dental Implant Surgery

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Aug 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Dental implants are an excellent choice for replacing missing teeth, and laser dentists are a smart choice for placing implants. Laser treatment has many clinical advantages when compared to scalpels and blades—including giving more precise control to the clinician and more comfort to the patient.

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Relief for Canker Sore Sufferers

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Jul 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM

 


Cold sores and canker sores are two of the most common disorders of the mouth. They cause discomfort and are a nuisance to millions of Americans. Both conditions cause small lesions to form in or around the mouth, and often are confused with each other. Canker sores, however, occur only inside the mouth, while cold sores usually occur outside the mouth. 

 

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How to Care for Your Dental Implant

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on Jun 17, 2016 6:51:02 AM

Dental implants are now a very common treatment option to replace missing teeth among adults. Implants can also be used to help stabilize a denture for comfort and function. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 3 million people have implants and that number is growing by 500,000 a year.

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Signs of an Infected Dental Implant

Posted by Therese Vannier, RDA/OMSA on May 10, 2016 12:30:00 PM

shutterstock_138080009.jpgDental implants function just like natural teeth and they can become infected just like natural teeth. They can also become diseased or fail if they are neglected or do not receive regular care from a dental professional.

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