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We love to keep our patients in the loop! The Family Dental Practice blog is meant to be a place you can come and read up on all things related to oral health. We hope to educate, entertain, and keep you up to speed on any new procedures we offer as well as exciting deals or office announcements. If you ever have a question you’d like us to address in the blog, feel free to let us know!

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Destination Dentistry – Are the Savings Worth the Risk? - <p>Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, but some people are packing their bags and heading to exotic locations for dental work in hopes of saving money. As medical education and technology improve all around the […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Destination Dentistry – Are the Savings Worth the Risk?

Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, ...

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Invisalign®! - <p>If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function.  Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Invisalign®!

If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a...

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Why Wisdom Teeth Are Not So Wise - <p>Most people have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Buchholtz and Dr. Garro has just shown you an X-ray with the dreaded third molars creeping into view.  It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we rarely […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Why Wisdom Teeth Are Not So Wise

Most people have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Buchholtz and...

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Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work - <p>You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes! For some of us, it’s nostalgic […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left...

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Time & Orthodontics Can Silence Bullies - <p>According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, teeth were the #1 feature that increased a child’s chances of being bullied. A person’s smile and teeth are often the first things people notice, and kids are no exception. Family Dental Practice would like to share some ideas that […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Time & Orthodontics Can Silence Bullies

According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, teeth were the #1 feature that increased a ...

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Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack? - <p>A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack?

A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot...

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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts - <p>There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Family Dental Practice talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Buchholtz and Dr. Garro knows that folks like to be informed, so think […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Family Dental Practice talking about implants, dent...

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Orthodontic Pacifiers: A Binky on a Mission - <p>Parents face many decisions, even before their baby makes an appearance—but once that bundle of joy arrives, one important choice is whether to use a pacifier. Babies have a natural reflex to suck their thumbs, fingers, pacifiers, or other objects to help them feel more secure, to soothe them, or to lull them to sleep. […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2020 / Dental Technology, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Orthodontic Pacifiers: A Binky on a Mission

Parents face many decisions, even before their baby makes an appearance—but once that bundle of joy arrives, one important choice is whether to use ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing - <p>There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s perfect for […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing

There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, ...

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How are Dental Savings Plans Different from Insurance? - <p>Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about 74 million Americans had no dental insurance coverage at the end of 2016. One possible solution is dental savings plans (also called […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2020 / Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

How are Dental Savings Plans Different from Insurance?

Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According...

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