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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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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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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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Hawthorne Family Travels 4 Hours Round-Trip to See Dr. Francis

Carla Trujillo was born and raised in Hawthorne, and she says that visiting the dentist was not her favorite early memory. “During my childhood I saw the local dentist, and my experiences were less than good,” she recalls. Now that she is a mom herself to a son named Hector, she says she did not […]

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6 Ways to Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Happy and Healthy This Summer

Hey there, parents: How are you holding up? Yes, summer only just “officially” began for most of Washoe County, but for local kids, school is already a distant memory. So what does this have to do with dental care? According to our very own Dr. Perry Francis, summer not only implies a change of routine […]

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