Month: October 2015

National Diabetes Month

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / October 30, 2015 /

National Diabetes Month is observed every November. The American Diabetes Association makes a point of raising awareness of the rapidly growing disease, making the public aware of the risk factors in order to educate and encourage the public to both take steps to minimize risk, and to encourage people to talk to health care professionals…

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Is There an Impact on Teeth with Halloween Candy?

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / October 10, 2015 /

Ghosts, goblins and tooth decay, oh my!! October features one of America’s favorite holidays: Halloween. Witches, monsters and princesses roaming the streets collecting candy. Most parents have echoed the line that candy will rot children’s teeth, there’s no reason to deny children the enjoyment of candy, but it’s important understand the Halloween candy impact on…

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National Dental Hygiene Month

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / October 10, 2015 /

Each October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month. Maintaining proper dental hygiene is critical to a patient’s overall dental health, so the ADHA focuses on reminding the public about the importance of dental hygiene. This year, the ADHA is focusing on four specific topics: – Brush your teeth twice every…

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