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Ditch the Sports and Energy Drinks

Kids are back in school, sports are back in session and kids are thirsty.  Sports and energy drinks are a five billion dollar a year industry marketed as a healthy alternative to soda (which they’re not).  Each year, more than 62% of teens drink one or more energy drink a day. Adults drink them to…

Back to School Basics: Keep your Kids Smiling All School Year

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL means more friends, more sports, and more smiles! While you may be busy buying notebooks, gel pens, lunch boxes and backpacks; make sure to schedule a checkup to keep your kids’ smiles shining bright!  “Back-to-school time is the perfect time to incorporate good oral health habits into a child’s daily routine,”…

That Stinks: Tips To Eliminate Bad Breath

Bad breath stinks, literally.  Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath, has several root causes including the breakdown of foods, tobacco usage, severe dieting/malnutrition, certain medications, or poor oral health.  Sometimes bad breath can be directly related to foods such as garlic, onions, or coffee.  No one wants bad breath but the good news is with…

Tips & Tricks To Help Your Baby Feel Better While Teething

It’s always exciting when a baby grows their first teeth and oral care is vitally important for babies and toddlers.   Even before a baby develops his or her first tooth, you can begin caring for their teeth by simply using a wet wash cloth or gauze around a child’s gums and mouth.   As your…

Take A Bite Out of Summer With These Simple Habits

Between vacations, summer camps, slumber parties and backyard BBQs, it’s easy for your family to get out of your normal routine.  While summers are meant to be unscheduled, don’t get so busy that you neglect your health.  These three simple habits will help you and your family enjoy summer to its fullest! Brush & Floss…

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Sizzling Salad Recipes for Summer – That are Good for the Teeth!

Salads are the perfect food for summer! They are easy to prepare, you don’t have to turn on your oven to cook, AND salads help slim down your waistline and with the right ingredients promote healthy teeth. Salads shouldn’t be limited to lettuce and dressing; the more colors, flavors and textures you add, the more appealing a salad becomes…

10 Surprising Facts About Dentist, Dr. Foresee

A dream team is when the blend of two or more people’s talents and vision surpasses all expectations. A dream team can go further, reach more people, have a greater impact and grow more united over time. This dream team is what Dr. Foresee and Dr. Owen have together. Their combined skills and goals make this dental…

10 Unforgettable Facts About Dr Owen

  Any good dental practice can trace it’s success back to it’s roots – the dentists who began the work and set the standard for others to follow. Dr. Ron Owen is the heart and soul of Dental Care of Mid Florida we love to talk about what a unique and fascinating man he is. Here at the dental…

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Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth and Don’t Forget!

No matter how often you go to the dentist, we can’t change what happens at home. Many times poor at home oral hygiene is the cause of oral pain and problems. Only you can create positive at-home oral routines that prevent teeth decay and much more. That being said, we have the best patients in the world. They listen to us when we…