Happy Getting Back to Normal Month!

Our daughter just moved back to Georgia to start her senior year of college, and our son started his "Blacksmithing Bachelor's degree" a couple of weeks ago. That's our new normal, so we will see how it goes. One topic that came up lately is the use of X-rays for diagnosing cavities we can't see in the mouth. Cigna insurance... read more »

Happy Almost February!

Wow, after 2020 lasting a decade, this month sure flew by! We await February with bated breath, you remember? Children's National Dental Health Month! This is the year that the national Give Kids A Smile Day is 20 years old. Dentists from across the nation call attention to the dental needs of less fortunate kids and provide free dental care.... read more »

Why Do We Put Fillings in Baby Teeth?

As we get back into the routine of the school year, I thought we could get back to basics in dentistry. I had a parent recently ask, “If baby teeth are just going to fall out in a few years, why do we need to fill a cavity in a baby tooth?” That question comes up all the time from... read more »

March Minutes From Big Grins

With a little bit of green on the trees and some tulips in the ground, we’re excited about the seasons changing and things blooming again at Big Grins! March was a busy month for Big Grins, both in and out of the office. We closed over spring break for some new flooring, and also to allow staff to spend time with their... read more »

Keep Your Smiles Bright by Protecting Your Teeth

This holiday season, protect your families smiles, so that it lasts well beyond the end of the year. If you are not careful, you could find yourself on the receiving end of an oral accident. If you are looking to play any contact sports outside or attempt to gobble down delicious treats at the dinner table, take the necessary steps... read more »