Spooky Little Halloween Candy

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From Trick-or-treating, harvest festivals, and school parties, Halloween events revolve around candy most of the time. It seems almost impossible to keep your kids away from candy bowl during the holiday season. Limiting candy consumption will help prevent tummy aches and tooth decay that could possibly ruin your kids Halloween fun. What Halloween candy is better than others? Any candy … Read More

Your Teeth Are Meant To Last A Lifetime.

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We get one set of permanent teeth, so it’s crucial to take care of them for our entire lives. When taking time to take care of your teeth and gums, you are protecting them for years to come. As long as you have your natural teeth in your mouth, tooth decay is possible. While plaque can lead to tooth decay … Read More

Dental Care During COVID

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One of the reasons why COVID has impacted personal wellness is due to the fact that patients have delayed many of their visits to medical and dental professionals due to fear of contracting the virus. Some patients struggled to get a dental appointment for themselves and their children when the pandemic first began. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy requires … Read More

Fordland Clinic Welcomes New Dentist, Dr. Taylor Short

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Fordland Clinic is excited to announce that Dr. Taylor Short has joined the Fordland Clinic dental team. Dr. Short graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Prior to attending dental school, he received his Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University. Dr. Short believes prevention is the key to maintaining good oral health. Knowing what particular dental problems, … Read More

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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February is Children’s Dental Health Month, and we’re passionate about getting kids excited about their dental health! Oral health is important, especially for young ones as their teeth are only starting to grow. If you don’t want your child to suffer from such conditions that may affect both their health and self-confidence, it is best to start the habit of cleaning … Read More

A New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

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New Year, New You With the New Year here, you may have already begun to think about your New Year’s resolutions. Many people set new goals about having a healthier lifestyle in the new year. Why not make one of your New Year’s resolutions improving your dental health? Healthy resolutions can keep your teeth healthy, and any of the following … Read More

5 Tips to keep teeth healthy over the holidays

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1. Don’t crack nuts with your teeth – Although protein found in nuts helps keep muscles and bones strong, you shouldn’t test the strength of your teeth by shelling nuts with them. The hard surface of most nutshells can cause serious tooth and gum damage and may even crack teeth. Pass on chewy treats – Holiday candy platters are often … Read More

Skaggs Foundation Award

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During a special presentation on October 20, 2017, at College of the Ozarks, Skaggs Foundation awarded nearly $600,000 to local agencies committed to improving health and wellness throughout Taney and Stone counties, including a $44,000 grant to Fordland Clinic, Inc. This $44,000 grant award will be used for school-based dental services in the Blue Eye and Reeds Spring School Districts. … Read More

Happy Smiles in the Schools

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Over 2,000. That’s the number of children who have sat in portable dental chairs in the comfort of their own school building while staff from Tri-Lakes Community Health Center talked with them, laughed with them, and set them up for a lifetime of healthier teeth. Through a grant from the Skaggs Foundation, Tri-Lakes Community Health Center in Kimberling City was … Read More