Posts From November, 2015

Preparing Your Child To Have A Tooth Pulled

If you child has severe dental problems or a dentist has to make room for teeth to come in or be adjusted with braces, your child may need to have one or several teeth removed. The dentist will only pull a child’s tooth if necessary and although it is a common procedure. it can be… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2015

Your Dentist Wants You To Avoid Smoothies

You may think that smoothies are a great way to stay healthy and get the nutrients you need. Many people drink smoothies for the health benefits, but they could be harming your teeth. If you are drinking too many smoothies, talk to your dentist to find out if you need to cut back. “Every time… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2015

Cognitive Therapy Could Help People Who Fear The Dentist

Many people fear the dentist and have a hard time going to their appointments and caring for their teeth. While it can be hard to overcome such fears, cognitive therapy may be able to help. “Our study shows that after on average five CBT sessions, most people can go on to be treated by the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 27 2015

Can You Really Afford To Neglect Your Teeth?

Many people complain that they can’t afford the dentist or don’t have time to go, but can you really afford not to? If you neglect your teeth they are much more likely to decay and you are more likely to experience dental problems. This means a need for more expensive dental work. Your dentist can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 27 2015

50 Cent Promotes Vodka At Grand Rapids Liquor Store

If you are a fan of 50 cent, you may be excited to know that he was recently in Grand Rapids recently promoting Effen Vodka, a Dutch brand for which he’s a spokesman. He was signing autographs and posing for pictures with fans who could purchase the vodka for $30 a bottle. Fans were excited… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 26 2015

Grand Rapids Experiencing Warm Weather For Thanksgiving

If you are living in Grand Rapids or just visiting friends or family for the holiday, you are in luck. The area is experiencing warm weather that is making Thanksgiving travels and celebrations much easier. There is some rain in the forecast, but temperatures are expected to be in the mid to high 50s. Read… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 26 2015

How To Deal With The Pain Of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can be painful and unsightly, and most people have a hard time dealing with the pain. While there are over the counter medications that can help ease the pain for a while, it will eventually become too much to handle. Dentists and researchers are working on ways to rebuild and restore tooth enamel,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 20 2015

North America’s Highest Ski Jump To Be Resurrected In Michigan

Michigan was once home to the continent’s largest ski jump at Copper Peak.  The jump was built in 1969 and was the site of many impressive high flying competitions until 1994.  Plans are currently in the works to restore the giant structure. At one point the jump brought thousands of people to the area. There… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 20 2015

Could Watching Cement Dry Make Fillings Last Longer

The secret to making  a patients filling last longer could be as simple as watching the cement dry. A recent study found that paying close attention could make for better fillings. “Our works opens up the possibility of tailoring the strength of non-mercury cements by homing in on the special setting points, which we call… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 19 2015

Protecting Your Teeth During The Holiday

The holidays are here and that means you are going to be faced with the decision to dive into those yummy treat around your home or office or stare at them all day and wish you could eat them. Many people are concerned about eating holiday foods and treats and gaining weight, but a bigger… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 19 2015