Beat the End of Year Rush and Don’t Let Your Benefits Go to Waste

Get in early! Schedule your appointments now before the schedule fills up! Each year, millions of dollars are wasted by not maxing out your dental benefits or using up the money set aside in your FSA. Most dental insurance companies reset their “benefit year” starting on January 1st. This means you have until the end of December to get in any last-minute dental work. The National Association of Dental Plans

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A Clean Mouth Might Save Your Life

Professional dental exams and a regular homecare routine do more than keep your mouth clean – they might just save your life! Taking care of your mouth, teeth, and gums are important to your overall health and can prevent cavities, periodontal disease and infections while lowering your risk of heart attack and stroke. As an added bonus, you get to keep your natural teeth as you age! A regular home

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What Exactly Is a Root Canal?

Root canals might get a bad rap, but they are one of many options to save your natural teeth. Thanks to advances in technology, they are more comfortable and successful than ever. Years ago, the mere thought of a root canal would cause people more pain than an actual toothache. But now, advances in digital imaging, materials, and techniques make the procedure almost as quick and safe as a filling.

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What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath isn’t fun for anyone. Here are a few causes and some ideas to keep your breath fresh. Sometimes bad breath is the result of a garlicky dinner or morning coffee but sometimes it’s caused by a chronic condition called halitosis. If you have persistent bad breath that doesn’t go away even after brushing and rinsing with mouthwash or if bad breath returns even when you avoid foods known

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Essential Vitamins and Minerals Every Growing Child Needs

A bunch of nutritious foods Summer vacation is now officially in full swing. Cookouts, the ice cream man, and running to and from the pool, beach, or camp might make fitting in a proper meal difficult. Healthy eating is crucial for everyone, but for children, it’s especially important that they get their recommended daily allowances of bone-growing, muscle-strengthening, vitamins and minerals. Here are some essential nutrients and their natural sources

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What Is Scaling and Root Planing?

If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or if you have difficulty sticking to a regular brushing and flossing routine, your hygienist or dentist might recommend root planing and scaling. While it might sound scary, scaling and root planing is simply a deep cleaning below the gum line to help treat gum disease. Why Do I Need Root Planing? Gum disease affects more than half of the

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COVID-19 Update

Dear Patient Family,

 

We are happy to announce that Bowcutt Dental will be re-opening its doors on May 4th for all patient treatment.

We would like to share with you the safety measures we have in place. The following are additional protocols we put in place that go above and beyond standard requirements...

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