Posts From October, 2015

Is There A Grand Rapids College Building That Is Really Haunted?

It’s almost Halloween and many people are out trying to find something haunted to spook them. Grand Rapids if full of many haunted attractions, but are there any locations that are really haunted? The administration office at Aquinas College, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary, is rumored to be haunted. But what is the story… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2015

What Are Your Fillings Made Of?

Dental filling are common and some people prefer different types of materials for their fillings. Gold was once a popular choice and although expensive, it still is. Would you ever think of putting crystals or stones on your teeth? The new look is not only becoming popular, dentists say it could actually help protect teeth.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2015

Jeb Bush To Visit Grand Rapids

Jeb Bush will be making a visit to Grand Rapids on November 12. He will be appearing at an invitation only event held at the  Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. He will be talking about the issues he supports and looking to get more voters on his side. He aspires to follow his father and brother’s… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 29 2015

Saving Elderly Smiles

When it come to the elderly, many of them do not get the dental care they need. Many elderly people have given up on their teeth and feel that there is no reason to see a dentist regularly. More and  more dentists are reaching out the elderly to show them the importance of good dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 29 2015

Lake Michigan Salmon At Risk

Chinook salmon populations are decreasing in Lake Michigan and while the fisheries are looking for ways to increase their populations, they are concerned that they cannot get it up fast enough. According to the DNR, the salmon population in Lake Michigan has dropped about 75 percent from its peak in 2012.  This year the fisher… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 29 2015

What Halloween Candy Is The Best And Worst For Kids

Too much sugar of any type is bad for your teeth, but are there certain types of candy that is worse than others? Halloween is almost here and that means children will be trick or treating and bringing home baskets and bags of candy. If you are going to be selective about what candy you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 28 2015

Grand Rapids Official Warn Driver Of Messy Road Conditions

The falling leaves are beautiful but they can also be dangerous. So many leaves are falling in the Grand Rapids area that they are piling up on roadways and making them messy. The rain has caused the leaves to stick to the roads and making it hard for them to blow off the roads. The… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 28 2015

Beat Your Fear Of The Dentist

Many people fear the dentist or the dental work involved during a dental appointment. While most people just have to face their fears and get it over with, if you find yourself nervous about a dental visit, there are a few simple things you can try that may help. Putting salt on your tongue is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 28 2015

Getting Kids Excited About Halloween Candy Buyouts

There are many dental offices that are offering buy Halloween candy from children. Some of them aim at giving the candy to soldiers or the less fortunate and others are just hoping to help the kids avoid cavities. While many parents are happy to hand over their children’s candy, most kids are just not onboard.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 27 2015

Big Bear Tracks Found On Michigan Beach

The weather may be making it hard for people to enjoy the beach’s of Lake Michigan, but that doesn’t mean that animals can’t. Some large bear tracks were recently found on Bear Dunes National Lakeshore over the weekend. The large tracks were nearly the size of a man’s size 11 shoe. It is not uncommon… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 27 2015