The Positivity that Dentists Can Bring to Our Wildlife Friends

Cecil-The-LionYou had to be living under a rock to have not heard about the Cecil the Lion tragedy in the previous weeks or the backlash the dentist who shot him received.  With it coming back in the news as the dentist returns to work, we wanted to take a new spin and talk about the positivity that dentists can bring to our wildlife friends instead!  At Szmanda Dental Center, we are HUGE animal lovers.  We have done multiple donations and collaborations with The Humane Society of Marathon County.  In addition to loving our four-legged friends, we have love for our feathered friends as well!  We heard of an amazing story we had to share!  Dentists have actually assisted to reconstruct beaks on bald eagles to help them survive in the wildlife. How neat is that? Continue Reading…

Is a Sonicare Toothbrush Worth The Extra Money?

So we’ve had people ask what’s the big deal with these electric toothbrushes?  Is a Sonicare toothbrush worth the extra money especially when we’re handing you a toothbrush for free?  This is a valid question and one that will depend on your own personal skills.  To help gauge if your skills are reeeeeeeeally up to par, see if you pass this simple proper brushing checklist.

Proper Brushing Checklist:

• Do you brush for at least two minutes?  That’s right, two full minutes.  That’s 120 seconds!  Most adults do not even come close to brushing that long. It’s probably a lot longer than you think too!  Go ahead and take out your handy-dandy smart phone and time yourself next time.  Most electric toothbrushes are timed so you know just how long to keep brushing. Continue Reading…