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Holiday Smiles: Managing Dental Emergencies and Teaching Kids Lifelong Oral Health Habits

The holiday season is upon us, bringing a flurry of activities, gatherings, and, unfortunately, the potential for dental emergencies. As a caring and experienced family dentist in Peoria, I understand the concerns that come with these unexpected situations. In this blog post, I’ll guide you through managing common dental emergencies, ensuring your family’s smiles stay […]

Terry
Dec 18, 2023
Child's Oral Health

Navigating Your Child’s Oral Health During the Candy-Filled Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, our homes are often filled with festive cheer and, yes, lots of candy and sweets. While these treats make this time of year particular for our kids, they can also challenge maintaining good oral health. As a pediatric dentist in Peoria and a fellow parent, I want to share tips […]

Terry
Nov 21, 2023
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Face Your Fear of the Dentist this October: Your Guide to a Stress-Free Dental Experience

Visiting the dentist can trigger fear, unease, and even panic for many people. Dental anxiety is a common issue affecting millions worldwide, preventing them from seeking essential dental care and maintaining their oral health. If you’re one of those who dread a trip to the dentist, you’re not alone. In this blog post, we will […]

Terry
Oct 9, 2023

The Science of Smiles: Boosting Happiness, One Grin at a Time

Hello, dear readers! Today, we’re diving into the world of smiles and happiness. As your friendly neighborhood dentist, I can’t help but grin from ear to ear while sharing these fascinating facts and statistics with you. So, put on your brightest smile because we’re about to uncover the secrets of happiness through the power of […]

Terry
Sep 14, 2023
sensitive teeth

Sensitive Teeth? Don’t Despair! Explore Effective Remedies to Soothe Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity can be a real pain, quite literally. It’s uncomfortable when you consume something hot, cold, sweet, or sour. But have you ever wondered what causes this sensitivity? Well, fear not because your friendly neighborhood dentist is here to shed some light on the matter. Here are the causes of tooth sensitivity: Exposed dentin: […]

Terry
Jul 7, 2023