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Livionex

May 10, 2016

by Susan Penella Burzynski

It was approximately three years ago when I was introduced to Livionex. I was skeptical, to say the least about this new product. How could any product reduce the amount of calculus in a patient's mouth? That comes only with proper home care, or so I thought.

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SuRE Technology and Oral Health

May 10, 2016

by Susan Penella Burzynski

Do you like that nice fresh, clean feel you get from gums or mints? The burn you get from some mouthwashes that make you feel as if it really did something good? Ever wonder why the feeling doesn't last very long?

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A Different Direction for My Blog - LGBTQQAI Students

March 9, 2016

by Lory Laughter

Read Dr. Essex's blog and help the momentum in any way you can. If not for yourself, then for someone you care about or love. It is even possible to show compassion for someone you don't know but want to encourage.

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Sonicare for Kids

February 25,2016

by Lory Laughter

I have been using a Sonicare toothbrush for more than 15 years. Introduced during my studies at Idaho State University, I used it on and off until 2001 when I picked up one at a dental meeting and never looked back.

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The Common Misconception About the Everyday Disposable Prophy Angle

February 21, 2016

by Lory Laughter

In dentistry we decrease the chance of creating or spreading infections by using sterile items. If it is critical these items be sterile prior to indrocution into the oral cavity, why is the same not true for single use items?

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Finally! Relief for Dry Mouth

January 6, 2015

by Lory Laughter

Our options for alleviating dry mouth in past years have been underwhelming. An ideal solution would be a very long lasting moisture delivery, should be therapeutic, and be convenient for working patients to use.

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National Dental Hygiene Month - Tips for Everyone

October 16, 2013

by Lory Laughter

Celebrating National Dental Hygiene Month by following these tips for better oral health.

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The Dental Aisle

January 25, 2013

by Lory Laughter

Product selection in the neighborhood store is often vast and confusing.

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A Good Read for Everyone

February 19, 2012

by Lory Laughter

Not being much of a book reader, I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed reading this book series.

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An Attitude of Gratitude

November 27, 2011

by Lory Laughter

It is the season for proclaiming gratitude and in the spirit fo being a team player, here is my dental gratitude list.

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More Than Your Usual Disclosing!

August 16, 2011

by Lory Laughter

The next step in disclosing - plaque risk identification.

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The Year of the Colds

June 30, 2010

by Lory Laughter

A non-traditional approach to combating your sore throat...and freshing breath at the same time.

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The Wonderful World of Dental Technology

June 17, 2011

by Lory Laughter

Confession of a non-flosser.

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