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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 ThisIsReno.com. Our goal is optimal dental health […]

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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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Remember Dental Hygiene in Your Back-to-School Plans

We’d like to thank Reno Moms Blog for sharing Dr. Francis’ article on why and how to incorporate good dental health into our back-to-school planning. While he wrote about the importance of brushing, flossing, dental appointments, mouth guards and what to do in an emergency, his biggest tip was the importance of a regular dental […]

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This Summer, Go Wild for Reading and Hiking — It’s Dentist Approved!

(Plus, you could win a fabulous prize) Dr. Francis and Wild About Smiles are celebrating summer by holding two contests — Wild About Reading and Wild About Hiking — to encourage young children to establish healthy lifestyle habits that include reading and exercise. From July 1-August 11 (a 6-week duration), children between 5 and 11 […]

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