Handling Holiday Jaw Stress

As the holiday season rounds into full swing, we’re all getting excited for the good times and laughter with friends and family, as well as the well-deserved relaxation. At least, in theory. For many of us, the holidays can be just as stressful as the rest of the year. Whether you’re traveling home, planning big… Read more »

Handling Holiday Jaw Stress

As the holiday season rounds into full swing, we’re all getting excited for the good times and laughter with friends and family, as well as the well-deserved relaxation. At least, in theory. For many of us, the holidays can be just as stressful as the rest of the year. Whether you’re traveling home, planning big… Read more »

Healthy Teeth Tips For Conquering Fall

Fall is in full swing, and that can mean bad things for your teeth. Whether you’re into tossing back Pumpkin Spice Lattes like it’s your day job or sneaking a fistful of your kid’s Halloween candy while they’re sleeping, fall is a time of great temptation for the sweet-toothed among us. However, there are ways… Read more »

5 First Aid Tips for Your Child’s Dental Emergency

Emergencies always test our ability to think clearly, resist panic and stay calm under the rush of adrenaline—and dental injuries are no different. The best way to help your child? Be prepared and knowledgeable, stay calm and get them the appropriate treatment fast. Concluding our Family Smiles series, our team at Plancich Dental want you… Read more »

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Plancich Dental Family Smiles Series: Guide to Types of Mouthguards

Mouthguards are most commonly used in contact sports, such as football and hockey. What many parents don’t realize is that their child may need a mouthguard for non-sports related purposes. It’s a common misconception that mouthguards are one size fits all! However, not all mouthguards are not created equal and they can serve different purposes…. Read more »

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The Top 5 Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Have you ever stopped to think about how the food and drink that you put into your body affects your teeth? According to the American Dental Association, your diet plays an important role in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. When you eat food, the bacteria in your mouth digests the sugars and produces acid. Certain… Read more »

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The Benefits of Smiling

There’s nothing like a friendly smile to brighten up your day. A simple smile can influence your mood, regardless of whether you feel happy or not. There are many benefits to smiling and laughing that many people may not realize. The mere act of smiling is known to enhance your mood, lower stress and even… Read more »