Hey everyone, I am happy to announce we are ready to begin the 2018 FLDC Academic Scholarship contest! This will be the fourth year will offer a $1,000 scholarship to an active patient to help offset the rising costs of higher education. we feel this scholarship is an easy way to give back to the … Continue reading 2018 FLDC Academic Scholarship
A dental consultation is a no-cost non-invasive visit with one of our dentists where you can discuss various treatment options. If you’re considering a major dental procedure, a consultation is a good idea, and can be important for several reasons. Read on to learn more. Exploring Your Options Most dental problems can be solved through … Continue reading Why are Dental Consultations Important?
Hey everyone, Dr. Jason here, Not only as a dentist, but also as a fellow parent, I am familiar with children’s fear of going to the dentist. While some kids actually look forward to going to the dentist, many have a mild to extreme fear of sitting in a dentist chair. This fear isn’t something … Continue reading Tips for Managing Your Child’s Dental Anxiety
WHAT DO YOU DO AT FINGER LAKES DENTAL CARE? Dental assistant HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING HERE AND WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB? 13 years! Favorite part of my job would be that I love what I do and the incredible people I do it with. HOBBIES OR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF … Continue reading FIVE QUESTIONS WITH PAM
How Not Replacing a Missing Tooth can Impact Your Life The impact of missing teeth in one’s life is pretty clear and I think most of us could agree that our day-to-day life would be dramatically improved by replacing them. However, there are other real issues and dangers that can impact our life if we don’t … Continue reading The Cost of NOT Replacing a Missing Tooth
Hey everyone, Dr. Jason here! Since we were old enough to start brushing our teeth, our parents have taught us a number of ways to prevent cavities and maintain a healthy set of teeth. Despite this, maintaining all of these positive habits is difficult to achieve on a permanent basis. After all, we are all … Continue reading 7 Dental Tips
Hello everyone, Dr. Jason here, I wanted to write about a topic that is often overlooked when it comes to overall dental hygiene—our gums! Dental hygiene predominately focuses on the importance of brushing, and how this leads to healthy teeth. With the focus almost solely on preserving the health of our teeth, sometimes we forget about our … Continue reading Gum Disease Affects More Than Just Your Mouth
Hey everyone, Hopefully you saw my Facebook posts announcing the winners of the 2017 Finger Lakes Dental Care academic scholarship. Of the three years we’ve offered this scholarship, this year had the most submissions. Just like last year, we had a very hard time choosing from so many qualified candidates. This scholarship is our way … Continue reading 2017 FLDC Scholarship Winners
Dr. Jason here, I wanted to dedicate this blog to an area of dental treatment that many of you may not be aware that we provide on a regular basis…BRACES! Whether you’re an adult looking to correct a crooked smile, or you have a child that needs proper alignment, we have you covered. Crooked, crowded … Continue reading In Need of Orthodontic Treatment?
For more than a decade there has been an increase in the rate of occurrence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers. While some think this is a rare cancer, mouth cancers will be newly diagnosed in about 132 new individuals each day in the US alone, and a person dies from oral cancer every hour of … Continue reading Oral Cancer Awareness Month