Girl with braces

Don’t Leave Dental Benefits on the Table

And just like that, the holidays are upon us. While you’re making your to-do list, be sure to include your family’s dental visits, in order to take full advantage of your calendar year insurance benefits. Read Dr Francis’ insight on dental insurance benefits and how preventative visits save you money, this week in This is […]

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Baby's First Visit

Preparing for Your Child’s First Visit

How your child’s first dental visit goes is largely dependent on when it takes place and how well they (and you) have prepared. Dr. Francis goes into more detail in a recent article on the Reno Dads website. One important takeaway? Be proactive, so that your child’s first dental experience is positive and not a […]

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Can a Mobile App Help with Dental Hygiene?

By Dr. Perry Francis, DDS While my own children did not have video games or other electronics when they were growing up, over  the last few years we have become app-accepting (and even seeking) for so many things — from banking to travel and everything in between. Our most recent find is an app called […]

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation

By Dr. Perry Francis, DDS This is the first year that we sponsored our summer contests asking patients to share how many books they had read and how many miles they had hiked. What is the connection to Wild About Smiles? These are both activities that I enjoy, and they both contribute to better overall […]

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For A Healthy Smile, Throw Away The E-Cigarettes

We’re finally starting to hear more about how dangerous e-cigarettes are for our overall health. What is not talked about as much is how badly vaping can specifically affect our oral health. To answer this need, This Is Reno recently shared an article by Dr. Francis about some of the negative impacts caused by e-cigarettes. […]

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