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  • Surgeon General Links Smoking And Health Problems

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    Fifty years after the first report  by the surgeon general, Boris Lushniak spoke at a White House event giving the public an update. The new report expands the list of illnesses caused by smoking to include orofacial clefts in infants. These clefts can be caused when a woman smokes during early pregnancy. This report also …
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  • Meet The Staff: Front Desk

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    Peggy Peggy is the Office Manager at The Smile Center. She is excellent at handling any questions you may have about insurance issues as well as answering questions about treatment plans. Peggy is essential to bring everyone together in the office and to make sure we are all working together to bring you the best …
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  • Meet The Staff: Dental Assistants

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    The dental assistants at The Smile Center are an essential part of your dental experience. They are highly trained to assist Dr. Johnson with a variety of procedures as well as perform tooth whitening procedures and prepare rooms for your visit. Chelsea How long have you worked at The Smile Center? I have worked as a …
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  • Meet The Staff: Hygienists

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      Our hygienists are licensed and highly trained to give you the best possible experience at The Smile Center. They are trained to give dental cleanings, x-rays, laser de-sensitizing, as well as periodontal cleanings. They are also very helpful to give you the information you need so that you are taking proper care of your …
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  • How Are Periodontal Diseases Treated?

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    How Are Periodontal Diseases Treated? The treatments for periodontal disease depend on the severity of the disease. When it is caught early, and no damage has been done to the structures under the teeth, you may simply be given instructions by your hygienist on how to improve your care of your teeth at home. When …
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  • Should I Take A Dietary Supplement?

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    Dietary Supplements are very popular in today’s world. More than half of all Americans take one or more dietary supplements daily or on occasion. People take these to make sure they are getting enough essential nutrients to maintain or improve their overall health. But is that really needed? It is possible to get all of …
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