Helping Children Stay Mouth-Healthy

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month! Starting good oral hygiene early ensures that a child’s teeth and gums remain healthy as they grow up. A child’s primary teeth, which people sometimes call baby teeth, are just as…

Our Favorite Dental Gift

We hear it every year from our loved ones when we ask what they want for Christmans.  “Just get me something I will use!” Well, you may look at an electric toothbrush as a less-than-exciting gift, but if it’s used twice a day…

Give Thanks for Your Teeth!

November is the month of giving thanks! This year we want to give a special thanks to something we use every day but may never truly appreciate: our teeth!  We know it may sound silly to give thanks for your pearly whites,…

Tips for a Teeth-Friendly Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching many of us already have a bowl of candy setting out in the house, even if you’re not expecting visiting ghosts and goblins this year. If you're brushing at least twice a day and flossing once a day –…

Overcoming Dental Fear

Dentistry has come a long way over the years.  Can you imagine undergoing an extraction in ancient times with no anesthesia and unsterilized tools? Luckily, we live in the right century when it comes to having a positive experience…

How an Improved Smile Improves Your Mindset

We talk a lot about why taking care of your teeth is important for your overall health. Well, the quality of your smile also affects your overall state of mind! You're less likely to smile when trying to hiding discolorations, cracks or…

6 Important Benefits of Regular Cleanings

Have your teeth been cleaned by a dentist or hygienist this year? We know it’s difficult to find the perfect time during the pandemic, but it’s still important (if not more so) to maintain regular check-ups for you and your family.  That’s…

Top Dental Concerns for Men

Designated as Men’s Health Month (and with Father’s Day), we dedicate June to the fathers and father figures in our lives. That means it’s a great time to encourage the men closest to us to refocus on their health, including their oral…

COVID-19 Update:

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UPDATED: Sept. 1, 2020 To Our Wonderful Patients, We are happy to announce Vacendak Dentistry is open again, with some slight modifications to our processes! We have missed seeing your smiles and appreciated your patience as we all…

The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health

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Taking care of your teeth isn’t just about having a white smile, fresh breath and no cavities. Good dental habits are critical to the overall health of your body. Brushing, flossing and keeping up with regular dental appointments not only…