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The Relationship Between Dental Health and Heart Health

February is American Heart Health Month February is a month full of heart. We all know that February 14th is Valentine’s Day – a day to express our love. It’s also Children’s Dental Health Month, reminding those who care for little ones that an important way we show love is to ensure that our children […]

Use of Botox® in Dentistry

Use of Botox® in Dentistry The first thing that pops into our heads when we hear the word BOTOX® is wrinkles. That is, getting rid of them, which is certainly one of the well-known uses of Botox since it was approved in 2002 for cosmetic use under the name BOTOX® cosmetic. It is considered minimally […]

PRODUCTS RECOMMENDED BY DENTAL HYGIENISTs

Our Colony Square Dental Associates Dental Hygiene Team – Phyllis, Karen, Iliet & Trisha Awards the Colony Square Dental Associates Seal of Approval to Electric Toothbrushes Sonicare® or Oral-B® Braun. Not only are they easy to use, have a timer – helping to brush for the 2 minutes that is recommended – they also minimize […]

September 2021 is Dental Implant Awareness Month

While the month of September is designated ‘Dental Implant Awareness Month’, every month of the year is one when awareness of the status of our health is important. Be it watching our diet, exercising, monitoring our blood pressure, having an annual physical, and getting needed rest and relaxation – all are components to keep us […]

A renewed focus on Dental Health | 365 DAYS Later: A 1-YEAR ANNIVERSAY

We left our office, for what we expected to be a few weeks, last year in March 2020. And, over two months later on May 18th we returned to our Colony Square Dental Associates home. It’s now been over 365 days; we celebrate the end of a year working with patients during the most challenging […]

How can my nutrition affect my dental health?

This question is not one we may typically think about, but it is very important. And, it’s especially true during the current pandemic we are all learning to navigate. With so many trying to recover from the quarantine binges, it’s more important than ever to question how our nutritional choices may have affected our oral […]

It’s Dental Hygiene Week | Learn Why Our Dental Hygienists Chose This Field of Study

The week of April 5th is when we recognize the dental hygiene profession across the world. We thought it would be unique to provide our patients with some insight as to why they chose to do what they do. This gave our team of superstar hygienists an opportunity to share their “why” with all of […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month | Celebrating 80 Years!

As many of you know, our office joins thousands of others each year in a national effort to celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month. The event is observed every February, and this year is no exception, despite the challenges of the ongoing global pandemic. It is exciting to be a part of an occasion that has […]

2021 New Year, New Covid-19 Vaccine, & New Updates in Dentistry

2020 has definitely been one for the record books. From a temporary shutdown and a soft reopening months later to stockpiling PPE (personal protective equipment) and implementing new infection control protocols. It’s safe to say we are all ready for hope on the horizon! We continue to monitor updates provided by the American Dental Association […]

Fun Halloween Ideas for a Safe and Spooky celebration during Covid-19

The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping, which can only mean one thing – Halloween is finally here! And it goes without saying that this year, Halloween will look very different for all of us. However, there are still tons of fun, spooky, and creative ideas for you to try! We have […]