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February 22, 2018
Let's focus on kids during February for National Children's Dental Health Month.

National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is often an unremarkable month. It’s still winter, but many are craving the warmth and sunshine of spring. It can be dreary, rainy and downright gloomy. The good news is that February marks the American Dental Association’s (ADA) annual National Children’s Dental Health Month. It’s a topic that many schools and dental practices focus on in February to help create a foundation of health in oral routines that can last a lifetime. The 2018 campaign is “brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a […]
October 7, 2017
Be sure to make those dental appointments every six month for optimal oral health.

Top Reasons to Schedule a Dental Appointment

Overall oral health is important no matter what your age and is often something many take for granted until there is an issue. In the dental field, prevention and maintenance are the cornerstones for oral health. Yes, you brush and floss your teeth daily, but often subtle changes can go unnoticed. And we use our teeth a lot. Our teeth are subjected to extreme temperatures, hard foods and lots of sugar and expected to just keep on performing. There are some tell-tale signs that let you know it’s time to […]
September 20, 2017
Tooth loss should not be taken lightly. Let the dentists at Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506 help.

Tooth Loss – What you need to know

Tooth loss is a significant oral health issue that many don’t fully understand. With 178 million people in the United States missing at least one tooth, many are impacted. Understanding the repercussions of tooth loss is important when deciding what to do about it. A missing tooth or teeth can impact your life physically, personally, socially and professionally. Bone and Tooth Loss go Hand in Hand A significant physical concern of missing teeth is bone loss. Often referred to as bone resorption, it occurs when tooth roots are no longer […]
April 20, 2016
Mouthwash is used for many reasons. Find out what the 2 best reasons to use mouthwash are from Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506

Top 2 Reasons to Use Mouthwash

Ahh! Who doesn’t love having minty fresh, clean breath when you leave the dentist office? Many of us want to duplicate the feeling every day. Can incorporating mouthwash in your daily routine help with that? Here are a few thoughts on what mouthwash is designed to do and how you should use it. When looking at rinse products on the market, they seem to either fall in the Cosmetic or Therapeutic category. Cosmetic mouthwash is used mostly for bad breath. Masking your bad breath can make you feel confident today, […]