Posts From July, 2015

Tips For Keeping A Clean Mouth

A clean mouth means a healthy smile and a clean mouth requires a clean toothbrush and clean hands. While you may think that your toothbrush is clean , you may be surprised at how many types of bacteria and germs could be living on it. Nobody wants to put germs and bacteria in their mouth. Follow these… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 31 2015

Dental School Receives Grant For Autism Training

Child and adults who suffer from autism can have a harder time at the dentist than other people. Most have sensory issues that can make lights seem brighter and noises seem louder than they do to the average person. Because many autistic people avoid the dentists, their is a need for better dental care and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 31 2015

The Beach Boys And The Temptations In Grand Rapids On July 31st

The Beach Boys and The Temptations both have long lists of hits and have been making music and entertaining fans for decades. Now you can catch both acts in Grand Rapids on July 31st at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Tickets are still on sale and cost $77 for the general public. Both… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2015

Silk Structure Could Help Regenerate Salivary Glands

Saliva help keep teeth and gums clean and helps make food easier to swallow. It’s hard to imagine not having any saliva, but some people do not have adequate saliva because their salivary glands stop working properly. When this happens, teeth and gums can suffer and are more susceptible to decay and damage. There are some… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2015

Human Fetal Tissue Used In Dental Studies

There has been much debate about whether or not fetal tissue should be used for medical testing and studies and where that fetal tissue should come from. Scientists have been using fetal tissues in their dental and medical studies since the 1930s and it is still used successfully today. Fetal tissue is taken from abortions… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2015

Summer Sundress Ladies Night Out At Melting Pot Of Grand Rapids

Looking for something fun to do with your girlfriends this week? Head on over to the Melting Pot of Grand Rapids and enjoy  the Summer Sundress Ladies Night Out event. This event will feature drink and food specials as well as vendors and entertainment. Cost is only $19.95 per person. The menu includes three courses… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2015

Dental ER Visits Continue To Rise

A dental emergency can mean a trip to the ER and although most dental problems are not major, an emergency can be scary and stressful. A recent study shows that dental emergency room visits are continuing to rise. This is a problem because most dental emergencies are preventable.  The reason many people are making these… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2015

Baby Teeth Can Affect Overall Dental Health

Taking care of baby teeth is important, but many people don’t consider it as important as caring for adult teeth. Baby teeth do fall out, but a study recently revealed that baby teeth have a lasting effect on dental health.  Dentists recommend a check up within 6 months of a child getting his first tooth.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2015

Michigan Dunes Require More Rescues Than Yellowstone

When you think about places that require a lot of rescues, the national parks may come to mind. While places like Yellowstone park are at the top of the charts in visitor rescues, the Michigan Dunes require more rescues than many more dangerous places. The dunes are a popular vacation spot and thousands of people… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 28 2015

Women Dentists Are On The Rise

It probably doesn’t matter to you rather your dentist is a man or woman, but some people do have a preference. Many are embarrassed for the opposite or same sex to see the condition of their teeth and others are just more comfortable with one gender or the other. There are also those who don’t… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 28 2015