Thanksgiving Day

By Dianadentalsouth on Monday, November 20th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I thought I’d take a break from teeth & talk a little bit about the history of our cherished Thanksgiving Day holiday. The Turkey There is no historical evidence that turkey was eaten at the first Thanksgiving dinner. It was a three-day party shared by the Wamponoag Indians and the pilgrims in 1621. Historians say […]

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Your Tongue: Much More Unique Than You Might Think

By Dianadentalsouth on Monday, November 6th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Even though your teeth get most of the focus when it comes to your smile, your tongue plays a very important role. To help you not take your tongue for granted, here are some fun facts about your tongue and taste buds: No one’s tongue is alike. Your tongue is like your fingerprint; no one […]

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The Haunted History of Halloween Candy

By Dianadentalsouth on Monday, October 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Did you know that Halloween hasn’t always involved trick-or-treating for candy? Actually, Halloween used to be undertaken as The Festival of Samhain, which celebrated the harvest and the Celtic New Year – which started on November 1st. So, how did Halloween turn into an all out candy grab? Well, it started right here in America, […]

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Don’t Let Insurance Dictate Your Health

By Dianadentalsouth on Monday, October 9th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dental insurance is a supplement for patients who would have trouble paying for their dental care out-of-pocket, and these days, that’s most of us. Unfortunately we’ve seen some unsettling trends in the dental insurance world lately. It seems like dental insurance plans are reducing the services they cover, and adding more restrictions on the few […]

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5 Reasons to Floss

By Dianadentalsouth on Monday, September 18th, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

5 reasons to floss every day You know brushing twice a day is important. But do you floss? And, no, twice a month doesn’t count. Here’s why you shouldn’t write off this essential step. Plaque acts quickly. Skipping a few days allows bacteria the perfect amount of time to solidify. Plaque starts to harden within […]

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