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
WHAT DO YOU DO AT FINGER LAKES DENTAL CARE? I am a Dental Assistant HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING HERE AND WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB? I just celebrated my one year anniversary with Finger Lakes Dental Care. As far as my favorite part of my job, it is hard to … Continue reading 5 Questions with Teri
Recognizing that the costs for higher education keeps rising, we feel this scholarship is an easy way to give back to the community that has welcomed us with open arms. We feel so blessed to be a part of this community, and it just seems like the right thing to do. Plus, I hope that … Continue reading 2017 FLDC Scholarship
Hi Everyone, Another hugely successful Community Meal is in the books. We had an awesome day yesterday! We made a few logistical changes yesterday that ended up being great decisions for us. We were able to serve just north of 1,000 meals and did it in a way where things ran much smoother than normal … Continue reading March Community Meal
FIVE QUESTIONS WITH MEGAN WHAT DO YOU DO AT FINGER LAKES DENTAL CARE? I work at the front desk part-time, answering phones, checking patients in, and helping people get scheduled. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING HERE AND WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB? I’ve been with FLDC for 13 years. … Continue reading 5 Questions with Megan M.
Maybe you've heard people talk about dental implants. It's been said that they're modern dentistry's best option for replacing missing teeth; That they offer the highest success rate of any tooth replacement procedure; That, with proper care, they can last just as long as your own natural teeth — a lifetime. But, you may still be … Continue reading Exactly What Are Dental Implants?
As dental procedures have become less invasive over the past few decades, it’s no longer necessary to be put to “sleep” for a procedure that might have meant a noon-day nap not so long ago. What should you know about sedation dentistry? What are the benefits, and why is it used? How Sedation Dentistry Can … Continue reading To Sleep or Not to Sleep: That is the Question