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The Top 3 Surprising Reasons Why Straight Teeth Matter

Are you considering straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment? You have good reason to invest in yourself! A recent study revealed that almost 80% of patients who completed orthodontic treatment felt that teeth straightening was one of the most life-changing decisions that they ever made. For most teens and adults, the primary motivation to correct […]

National Humor Month

Did you know that April is National Humor Month?  Though we are sliding in just under the wire, the team at Avalon Family Dentistry thought it would be appropriate to share some dental jokes. Here are a few that made us giggle, or at least shake our heads!               Dentistry […]

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day |

Occasionally, the team at Avalon Family Dentistry will explore the quirkier holidays out there.  Did you know that today is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day?  What an amazing day this is!! We have tapped into our resident foody, our office manager, Cristi to explore her Pinterest and find some great options for our awesome patients to […]

4 Tips to Keep Your Toothbrush in Tip-Top Shape

Your toothbrush is one of your greatest allies in the battle against plaque, tooth decay and other oral maladies. What role do you play? Do you have toothbrush habits that are negatively impacting your oral health? Find out the answers below: Microorganisms and Your Toothbrush Your mouth is home to an abundant variety of microorganisms […]

March is National Nutrition Month – What Are Your Choices Saying About You?

The well known saying “You are what you eat” emphasizes a simple, but important truth. The food and drink you choose to put into your mouth will directly affect the health of your body, including your smile. National Nutrition Month This March marks the 44th year anniversary of National Nutrition Month, a yearly campaign that […]

How to Help Your Child Through Important Dental Milestones

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a good time to stop and examine the progress of your child’s dental health. From the time a baby’s first teeth erupt until the appearance of their wisdom teeth, keeping a child’s dental care on track will affect not only their smile and oral health but […]

How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?

When was the last time you went to the dentist? Six months ago? One year? Several years? Does it really matter how often you visit the dentist? Read on to see how you measure up in comparison to the average American. An ADA (American Dental Association) and Crest/Oral-B public survey on America’s Oral Health Care reveals […]