Dr. Kim's Blog

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Water Fluoridation – a Good Thing?

On January 7th, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that it is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water from 0.7-1.2ppm to 0.7ppm.
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Botox – By Someone You Trust

Over the years we’ve been improving smiles, we’ve focused on the teeth. It’s amazing how much a whitening procedure or a set of cosmetic porcelain veneers can improve one’s smile.
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Being Well

There’s a few nasty colds going around our area, affecting young ones and old ones alike.
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Is My Toothpaste Too Abrasive?

Whenever you stroll down the dental care aisle at the drug store or the supermarket, aren’t you amazed at the variety of toothpastes available?!
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What Are the Newest Crowns Made Of?

When a tooth is decayed, split, or damaged to a point that simply replacing the defective part with a filling would not work well or last very long, a crown…
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How Dental Benefits Work

If you are one of the many people who have employer-sponsored dental benefit plans, you are fortunate.
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Drinking Water 101

Most of us know how important it is to take in enough water during the day.
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“I Have This Funny Spot In My Mouth…”

Mouth sores are very common–most of us will have one kind or another at one time of our life. The spots can be located anywhere from the outer edges of…
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Nervous in the Chair

Almost every person at one time or another has been a little anxious while sitting in the dentist’s chair. It’s only natural. If you think about it, if you were…
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Just What is Dental Plaque?

Dental plaque is a soft film of different compounds that forms on your teeth between brushings. It contains mostly bacteria–alive and dead–that live off of leftover organic compounds in your…