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Oral Cancer

The oral cavity includes your lips, cheek lining, gums, front part of your tongue, floor of the mouth beneath the tongue and the hard palate that makes up the roof of your mouth. The throat (pharynx) starts at the soft part of the roof of your mouth and continues back into your throat. It includes…

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Pediatric Oral Hygiene: How to Prevent Sugar Bugs!

One of the most common questions parents ask in the dental office is: “Why do my kids always seem to have cavities?” With the mounds of candy probably sitting in your cupboard after a successful Halloween night for your child, it is critical to remember the importance of your child’s oral health. According to research…

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The Ryder Cup is finally here!!

Twenty four of the world’s greatest golfers tee it up at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. Do you recognize who is holding the sign? Yep, that’s me.  Even better than being a kid in a candy store.  I got into golf just after graduating from dental school and have enjoyed the game ever…

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Sealants

Our dental office recommends sealants for children on their 6 and 12 year molars. Our teeth are covered with a sticky film of bacteria, called plaque. When we eat or drink anything that contains sugar-such as candy, soda, juice, or sports drinks-bacteria turn the sugar into acids that can attack tooth enamel. Over time, these…

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Special Visit From A Local Daycare

We had a group from a local daycare center visit our office.  Lisa explained what happens during a dental appointment.  She showed them different instruments and gave them a ride in the chair.  They were great listeners and asked many questions!

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2016 Flurry Scurry

Blue Ridge Dental Center is proud to again sponsor of the 2016 Flurry Scurry 5K.  Our team will be there rooting you on!  The annual Lake Minnetonka Flurry Scurry 5K takes place in conjunction with the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka. A family friendly run, this is a fun event for all ages…