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Happy National Children’s Dental Health Month!

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and we are celebrating at Inspire Dental Group! This month-long observation is sponsored by the American Dental Association and brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, health care providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health. Developing good oral health habits at an early age and […]

Dental Health Related Resolutions

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As we are beginning a new year, many of us are making resolutions to help better ourselves and our everyday lives. Have you ever considered any dental health resolutions? Try these 3 small and simple goals below to help maintain good oral care: Improve Flossing and Brushing Habits To insure proper oral hygiene, remember the […]

Signs of a Healthy Mouth

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A healthy mouth is a vital part of overall wellness. The research has shown that people with poor oral health (such as gum disease or tooth loss) have higher rates of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks or strokes. Healthy Gums For the most part, healthy gums are always pink and firm.  Gums that are […]

Company Meeting 2019

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This past September Inspire Dental Group had our annual company outing at Salvatore’s! With amazing food, games, raffles, and more – the staff at Inspire gathered for yet another successful meeting. During this time we were able to reflect on this past year as well as show our appreciation for the hard work that is […]

Q and A with our Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Lisa Mruz

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To wrap up National Children’s Dental Health Month, we sat down with our Pediatric dentist, Dr. Lisa Mruz for a Q&A from social media. She has been practicing for more than 18 years and understands that children are not “small adults”. Pediatric patients generally require a different treatment approach. Her goal is to help her […]

Poll Shows Rising Anxiety Among US Adults

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USA Today (5/8, Molina) reports that a “poll conducted by the American Psychiatric Association finds Americans’ anxiety is up from a year ago, and we’re most anxious about paying our bills.” USA Today adds, “Overall, the poll measured Americans anxiety score at 51, up five points from last year.” In a statement, Anita Everett, MD, […]

USA Today Recommends Daily Flossing As A New Year’s Resolution

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USA Today (12/31, Oglesby) included flossing daily in a list of “small New Year’s resolutions with big payoffs.” The article added, “Though flossing’s role in health and hygiene was questioned in news articles in 2016, flossing remains ‘an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums,’ along with brushing twice daily and regular […]

Sink Your Teeth Into This: Why Flossing Might Brighten your Mind, Heart and your Smile

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Would you believe that neglecting your teeth could increase your risk for depression and heart disease? Poor oral hygiene can cause inflammation, the body’s natural response to infection and bacteria. Acute inflammation helps defend against invaders, but when the body is constantly in overdrive, long-lasting inflammation can cause more serious health conditions. In fact, inflammation […]

Dental Myths that Could be Damaging Your Teeth

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We can do many things to keep teeth and gums healthy. Daily brushing and flossing coupled with visits to the dentist every six months are primary tools at the base of great oral care. Although this is general knowledge, there are other facts that may be misleading affecting how we care for our teeth and […]