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Fun Tooth Facts for a Healthy Mouth Did you know that the average person produces a quart of saliva daily? That's 10,000 gallons of spit over a lifetime. Saliva is essential to good dental health because it washes food off the teeth, neutralizes acids in the mouth, fights germs and ...

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Team Member Highlight! Arlene

Team Member Highlight! Arlene

Meet Arlene I am an adventurer at heart and love to learn and solve challenges. I am here because I like the variety that the dental field offers. Every day is different. I love working with a well experienced team that has unity and professionalism. Dr. Plumb is gentle, kind and ...

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Team Member Highlight! Pam

Team Member Highlight! Pam

Meet Pam! I grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have lived in St. George for many years and love being very knowledgeable about the ins and outs of this area. I love shopping on the St George yard sale online site and keeping a pulse of what is out there. ...

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Team Member Highlight! Jessica

Team Member Highlight! Jessica

I was born in Southern California, but raised in St. George, Utah. I love spending my free time with my family. I like the being outdoors and enjoy going hiking, camping or to the lake. It is a pleasure being a dental assistant. It brings me great joy when patients ...

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What is the most common childhood disease?

What is the most common childhood disease?

Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, but luckily, there are a number of things you can do to prevent it: * Help your child eat a balanced diet. * Limit snacking. * Help your child brush and floss for two minutes twice per day. * Bring your child to the dentist for ...

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3-D Printed Antimicrobial Teeth May Soon Be A Possibility

3-D Printed Antimicrobial Teeth May Soon Be A Possibility

Healthline (1/14, Barrett) reports that “the rapid evolution of 3-D printing technology in the dental industry will soon expand beyond simply creating crowns or dentures to incorporate chemicals that fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay and infection in the first place.” Researchers from the University of Groningen in the ...

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Team Member Highlight! Alex

Team Member Highlight! Alex

I am fairly new to the Dental field and love interacting with people in a learning environment. I am taking my prerequisites at Dixie State University and plan to enter the Hygiene Program within the next year. I was born and raised in Logandale, Nevada. I come from a family ...

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Second Hand Smoke Studies

Second Hand Smoke Studies

Study: Children Living With Smokers More Likely To Develop Caries. Reuters (10/31, Rapaport) reported in continuing coverage that a study by researchers at Kyoto University in Japan found young children living in households with smokers were more likely to develop caries. The study found that children living with smokers were more ...

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Dental Tip Tuesday – Brushing VS. Flossing

Mayo Clinic: Oral Irrigators should not replace brushing, flossing."Healthy Lifestyle" blog considers whether flossing or an oral irrigator is more effective for cleaning "the tight spaces between the teeth." Although oral irrigators can be effective in removing food particles from teeth, Mayo Clinic advises, "If plain dental floss gets stuck ...

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10 Crazy & Fun Dental Facts

Here are ten wild and crazy dental facts that will make you smile and improve your health as well.By David M Dillon DMD1. The average human produces 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime. That is enough spit to fill 2 swimming pools!2. You should not keep your toothbrush near ...

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