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National Children’s Dental Health Month – Time To Avoid Sugar

“Sugar Wars” is the theme of the 2016 National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental professionals everywhere are encouraging children and their parents to stop consuming so much sugar. Sugar consumption can cause tooth decay and many children consume too much on a daily basis.


Fresh Thyme Offering Free Groceries At Grand Opening

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will reward the first 250 people in line when the store opens its doors next week with a free bag of groceries. The store will also be offering other perks for those who are the first to enter the store, including: Doorbuster deals during grand opening week. During the two hours… Read More »


Michigan Gets A Second $5 Million Education Grant

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a four-year, $5.5 million grant to ensure that children are prepared for school and success. “ELNC is one of the leading early childhood stakeholders in Kent County, and serves as a model for the rest of the state,” said Ali Webb, the foundation’s director of Michigan programs about the… Read More »


Negwegon Park No Longer Split

The Negwegon has been split into two parts since it was born over 50 years ago. It is now becoming one park thanks to a $900,000 federal grant to buy 391 acres of land between the park halves the state has long hoped join the park with. “The family reached out this summer and said they… Read More »


Bacteria Lurks In Surgical Equipment

When you have a dental procedure one of the biggest risks associated with a procedure is infection. Bacterial infections can cause  lot of problems and make it harder for your to heal or cause complications. A new study found that all surgical equipment contains bacteria so when you have dental surgery, you are being exposed… Read More »



Can Saliva Show A Risk For Cancer?

Your dentist can tell a lot about your health, and not just your oral health. There are things you dentist can tell by inspected your teeth and gums and can tell him if you are suffering from any diseases or at risk for them. Saliva can be tested for cancer cells and could be a… Read More »


Dentist Creates Hit Children’s Book

Katrina Deas, a dentist in South Carolina has written a children’s book that teaches children the important of dental health. The book has caught on and is popular among children of all ages. Based on stories about her son, the book is out just in time for Children’s Dental Health Month. Read the full article… Read More »


Health Minister Supports Water Fluoridation

The use of fluoride in drinking water is debated around the world. Many experts believe it is an essential part of building strong teeth, while others think he side effects are too risky. In the UK, the health minister claims to support the fluoridation of tap water. How do you feel about the issue? Read… Read More »


Would A Beer Make Grocery Shopping A Better Experience?

How many times have you left the grocery store wishing for a good strong drink. A new store may make it possible to drink your favorite alcoholic drink while you shop. Busch’s Fresh Food Market is seeking a Class C liquor license for the store it plans to open in Canton Township, west of Detroit. Would… Read More »