Despite the variety and advancements in toothbrushes today, people don’t brush long enough to get the best results, reports the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). “Since many people brush during the morning or at night with the radio on, I tell my patients to brush for one song,” says Luke Matranga, DDS, past president … More Don’t Rush the Brush, Brush to the Beat!
Here’s a nice article from the Mayo Clinic discussing the importance of our overall health and our oral health. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/dental/art-20047475?p=1 (Photo courtesy of http://www.clipartpanda.com/clipart_images/mouth-clip-art-4125003).
Here’s a nice article to compare pros and cons of flossing either manually or electronically: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315992.php We LOVE our Waterpiks! (Picture courtesy of Intelligent Dental).
Good Morning and Happy Monday to you all! Patient education is one of our top priorities here at Winterset Dental! We love finding articles that help break down the dental language barrier. This week’s theme still continues with good oral care and focuses on the use of tobacco. Need a reason to kick the habit? … More Tobacco Use and Oral Care
Happy Wednesday to all of you! We’re excited to announce that June is Oral Health Month! This year’s campaign is “Share More Time, Share More Smiles.” We emphasize the importance of leading by example! School is out for the summer but good habits don’t have to stop there! We recommend brushing twice daily and flossing … More Oral Health Month
And last, but not least, Mary! Tell us a little about yourself. Mary: “I was born and raised in Winterset by my amazing parents, Charlie and Berta Kordick. I love living here in Winterset and enjoy being involved at St. Joseph church and volunteering various places, especially the Madison County Historical Complex. I have two … More Featured Staff: Mary
Tell us a little about yourself. Ashley: “I grew up in Norwalk and graduated from Norwalk High School in 2006. I attended DMACC and graduated from the dental hygiene program in 2011. I have three children: Aubrianna, Hayleigh, and Braxton that keep me on my toes! In my spare time I enjoy photography, being outdoors, … More Featured Staff: Ashley
Tell us a little about yourself. Genelle: “I am married. My husband and I have three children, four grandchildren, and a cat named Waldo. I enjoy knitting, sewing, wood working, and working in the yard. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends as well.” What made you choose dentistry? Genelle: “My brother was … More Featured Staff: Genelle
Tell us a little about yourself. Dr. Elliott: “I was born in Iowa City, raised in Ottumwa, and went to the University of Iowa for college and dental school. I’ve been married for almost 10 years (in September) to my better half, Laura. We have two amazing little boys, Grayson and Landon.” What made you … More Featured Staff: Dr. Elliott
(Our newest team member). Tell us a little about yourself. Morgan: “Currently, I’m 26 years old and a fur mom to a cute little red dachshund named Sassy. I consider myself to be a busybody as I am a full-time employee in the dental office and a full-time student for social work (don’t worry you … More Featured Staff: Morgan