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Dental Emergency During Coronavirus Closure? Here’s What to Do

As we continue to leave our office temporarily closed to combat the spread of coronavirus, we’re reaching out to let our patients know that we are still your resource for dental emergencies. This means that we are currently not accepting appointments for routine/preventive care; however, members of our team are in the office Monday through […]

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Why Do Dentists Fix Baby Teeth?

Baby teeth matter more than most people realize. Not only is it important to keep them clean and healthy, but they also affect many areas of long-term development, from chewing to talking. The long-term importance of baby teeth is just one of the reasons we offer free visits for babies on or before their first […]

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This February, Show Some Love to Your Kids’ Teeth

February may be the month of love, but it’s also National Children’s Dental Health Month. This is our chance, for one month every year, to shine a spotlight on the importance of oral health for our babies, toddlers, kids and teens. So we decided to create a few graphics — in an effort to put […]

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Yes, Fluoride Matters

Washoe County (and parts of Churchill) do not have fluoride in our drinking water. This means we need to take different measures to ensure we’re getting the fluoride we need to prevent tooth decay for ourselves and our children. Read Dr. Francis’ take on this important issue in Our goal is optimal dental health […]

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Does Better Oral Health Reduce Your Risk of Certain Deadly Diseases?

What if there were a connection between a simple act like brushing/flossing with significant health benefits, like cutting your risk of heart disease or some forms of cancer? Would you spend just a few extra minutes getting those pearly whites extra clean? Dr. Perry Francis thinks you would — and that you should! And this […]

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