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Tooth Whitening: What We Now Know

Tooth Whitening: What We Now Know

There are many dentistry services that dentists offer, but teeth whitening is one of the most popular. It is important to know what you’re getting into before you go in for the procedure though. Here’s what we now know about tooth whitening: why it works,...
When Should I Consider Getting Dental Implants?

When Should I Consider Getting Dental Implants?

Dental implants are among the most affordable ways to replace missing teeth. They are also more affordable than other types of dental procedures, such as bridges and dentures. When should you consider getting a dental implant? The best time is when your teeth have...
Why Dental Cleanings Are Important

Why Dental Cleanings Are Important

Dental cleanings are a dentist’s most common dental service. It is important to have your teeth professionally cleaned every six months, as this helps remove plaque and tartar buildup from the surfaces of teeth. This can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease,...
One Clever Tooth Fairy

One Clever Tooth Fairy

We love the Tooth Fairy.  It seems there are many different Fairy traditions all over the world.  In some countries kids will throw their lower teeth on the roof and their upper teeth on the ground to encourage the new permanent teeth to grow in that...
Giving Blood

Giving Blood

Dr Howell is a great Orthodontist that we trust and refer our patients to.  He is sponsoring a blood drive.   If you are a person that likes donating blood here is your chance.  Go to redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor key “HOWELL” to schedule an...
A Present From A Patient

A Present From A Patient

We had a young patient in our office a couple of times.  The first time was for a new patient exam and the next was for fillings.  She is such a sweetheart she drew a picture for her dentist.  Dr Richins was very grateful for the picture     She knew Dr...