dentistry

The latest run on toothbrush subscriptions: Quip!!

The latest run on toothbrush subscriptions:  Quip!!

Do you love having the convenience of health care products sent to your home?  One of the latest subscription services, Quip, the electric/manual toothbrush, gives you this optimal convenience.  It is sold as a starter kit, which includes the toothbrush and paste.  The best part is that every 3 months, new brush heads and/or toothpastes are sent to your door to remind you to switch for a better clean. With an eye catching modern appeal and social media presence, we had to put this product to the test as to whether it was worth it.  

Dealing with FEAR at the dentist!

Teeth are an incredibily  important organ that we use every day.  And yet, many patients don't seek regular dental care until they have a problem or pain.  Not only is it dangerous (an infected tooth can lead to an unplanned emergency room visit and life-threatening conditions) but avoiding the dentist can be more traumatic in the long run because these teeth that have not been properly cared for.  So what keeps people away?  Throughout the years, I have found most that avoid the dentist stay away because they are embarrassed, have had a traumatic dental experience or finances.  Let's delve into some of these!