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Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms: How to Maintain Good Oral Health

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and while the day celebrates and honors mothers, we know that the daily grind of being a mom can be exhausting and overwhelming. The never-ending to-do list, the constant demands from children, and the pressure to have it all together can leave little time for self-care. But here’s the thing […]

May 3, 2023
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Why Do Gums Bleed While Brushing?

Let’s get this out of the way: the best toothpicks ever are called Softpicks, I like them better than floss. They are made by the GUM company. Get some. They’re in all of the grocery stores and pharmacies. Awsome. Use them once a day, every day. It’s easy and your teeth will thank you. You […]

Dr. Phil Cooke
May 10, 2016
You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For

Many people who know me, know that I’m happy volunteering my dental skills for people in need. The other day, I was shocked to find that a charity that I volunteer for was turning around and charging the very people that they had asked me to restore for free! I called and asked “WHAT’S UP […]

Dr. Phil Cooke
Mar 22, 2016

RIP Neal Polk

My friend Neal Polk was a troubled soul. Now he’s at peace.  Neal was a believer. We had many talks about God and he was firmly in the camp… He knew he was different from many people and he embraced that difference. He had the loudest motorcycle he could build with the fastest racing engine […]

Dr. Phil Cooke
Oct 10, 2015

That’s What It’s All About

Dear Gentle readers, If you want a cool reason to believe in God, read on… If you have ever been to a wedding, there is a good chance that you have done the hokey pokey. It’s a simple little song and dance where you put your right foot in and out and wiggle various body […]

Dr. Phil Cooke
Sep 2, 2015

Who is driving your bus?

Although I don’t like to think of myself as an old guy, my grandkids would DEFINITELY  disagree. 50 somethings are ancient… Today, at age 59.145, I’m a 50 super something. That makes me nearly ancient history.   Before I kick off, I want to tell you about my day last Wednesday and why I love […]

Dr. Phil Cooke
Jul 21, 2015