Top 5 Best Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

Halloween: the exciting night where costumed children knock door to door and collect more candy than Willy Wonka himself. Now, we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but trick-or-treating can be a frightening time for your child’s teeth. The good news is – it doesn’t have to be.   We already know that… Read more »

Bad Habits Teeth

5 Habits That Are Bad for Your Teeth And Why You Should Break Them

From nail biting to chewing ice, we all have different habits that we do on a daily basis – however, you may not be aware of or the impact they have on your oral health. So, even though you brush and floss regularly, you could still be damaging your teeth without even knowing it. Take… Read more »

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Wisdom teeth

Wisdom Teeth: To Remove or Not to Remove?

Removing your wisdom teeth is an important decision. And whether they are impacted or not, wisdom teeth should always be closely monitored to make sure they won’t cause future problems. We know it can get confusing, so to help understand your options, we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions and answers. As always,… Read more »

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Fillings

Dental Fillings: What’s the difference?

If you’ve had a cavity before, chances are your dentist treated the decayed area of your tooth with a filling. Fillings are a common procedure that helps restore teeth back to normal functionality and shape. Nowadays, there are many choices when it comes to types of dental fillings. Two very familiar types are amalgam and… Read more »

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Insured Vision

5 Ways Your Company Saves with Insured Vision

Have you given much thought to adding an insured vision plan to your company’s benefits? Perhaps you felt it was too expensive, or simply not worth it. That’s where we come in. You may not be aware that with all of our EyeMed vision plans, not only will your employees receive affordable benefits and a… Read more »

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Need Dental Care in Another State? Okay, No Problem.

On vacation with a dental emergency? Or maybe you have an out-of-state child in college who needs to visit the dentist? No need to worry – your Dental Select benefits travel with you. Although we recommend getting all routine procedures taken care prior to leaving town, we understand that emergency situations happen or that family… Read more »

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Dental Select is On the Move

We’ve grown a lot since our start in 1989. And we’ve outgrown our offices. Now the time has come that our work space grows too. Dental Select’s mission is to make dental simple. And with our move to a new location we have completely revamped how our teams work together. We have incorporated more collaborative… Read more »

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Chewing Ice

Have a Habit of Chewing Ice? It’s Time to Chill Out

Imagine sitting outside on a hot summer day. Hoping to cool off, you reach for cup full of ice cubes to chew on. Sounds refreshingly innocent, right? Well, not really. It turns out, chewing ice is not so great for your teeth, which is why the ADA recommends avoiding persistent ice chewing; specifically, to avoid… Read more »

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teeth grinding

What You Need to Know About Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, occurs most often in your sleep. It’s important to be aware that grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw regularly can wreak havoc on your oral health. Without addressing the problem early on, it can damage your teeth and increase risk of development temporomandibular joint (TMJ). As bruxism weakens… Read more »

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Benefits of Wearing a Mouth Guard

Play sports? You may want to consider wearing a mouth guard. Do you or your children participate in sports? Then read on. As an athlete or a parent, you’ve probably heard about mouth guards, the flexible piece of plastic you can wear over your teeth. But a mouth guard is more than next year’s fashion… Read more »

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Sparkling Water

Is Sparkling Water Bad For Your Teeth?

Is the satisfying fizz of your favorite sparkling water putting you at risk for tooth decay? Any drink with carbonation—including sparkling water—has a higher acid level. Some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will weaken your tooth enamel (the hard outer shell of your teeth where cavities first form). So, Is Sparkling Water Affecting… Read more »

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