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What is the benefit to having dental insurance?

Insurance can be a very difficult thing to understand! Trust me, we deal with it daily. There are many different companies out there that cover (or don’t cover) the treatment you may need at the dentist. When you show up for your first appointment to the dentist it is best to have your insurance information […]

We’re Expecting!!!

We are expecting a new bundle of joy here at Hubbard Dental Care. One of our assistants is having a sweet baby girl in September. We felt like this would be the perfect time to make everyone aware of the changes your mouth goes through during this magical time. Pregnancy affects every aspect of your […]

Happy Children’s Dental Health Month!

This month at Hubbard Dental Care is always a busy one. We travel to several schools and preschool parent programs to teach the students and parents the importance of brushing, flossing, and regular check ups. Here we are teaching the digestive system to a group of     The CDC reports that 1 in 5 […]

Fear Factor

Did you know that an estimated 9-15% of Americans avoid the dentist because of anxiety? This opens up the danger of increasingly serious dental problems. The hygienist and dentist have the knowledge and ability to find problems before they actually begin. For example, if we take  radiographs at each checkup, otherwise known as bitewings, the […]

Happy New Year, here’s to healthy teeth

Did you know that your New Year’s resolution to lose weight might be a step towards a healthier mouth?  Losing weight is the most common resolution made every year. Making smart food choices, working out, and paying attention to portion size are a few small steps that you can take to get rid of those […]

Brush at night to keep your Teeth, Brush in the morning to keep your friends

Two times a day, every day, it’s hard trust me I know. You are exhausted from a long day’s work running every which way after work then when it finally comes time to lay down you don’t want to have to worry with taking the time to brush your teeth. You think “Can’t I skip […]

Hey Baby! Let’s go to the Dentist. Your Baby’s First Trip to the Dentist

Dentist. Just saying that word or even reading that word brings up a lot of anxiety for people. Even for grown adults who have been visiting dentists their whole lives, or avoiding them their whole lives. We tend to pass our fears and dislikes onto our children, so naturally fear of dentists have been a […]

HELP! My kids hate brushing!

If you are anything like me, it is almost impossible to get your children to brush their teeth. Bedtime is always a struggle. I get “I’m tooooooo tiiiirrreeeddd” (in the whiniest voice possible) “but I am already in bed” and numerous other excuses. Just the other night I asked “Did you guys brush your teeth?” […]

Smiling: Your Superpower!

Smiles are a universal greeting. They make you look more approachable, trustworthy, and pleasant. When you genuinely smile, your body releases endorphins, which make you feel better too. Smiling is very important for our well being, people who smile live longer, are less stressed and more successful in life. Let’s take a look at the […]

Dishing Up a Dental Friendly Diet

You might be surprised to know that your diet not only affects your whole body health, but also the health of your mouth. Everything you eat plays an important part in your oral health. Some of the everyday foods that you eat affects the condition of your mouth, including your gums and teeth. Foods high […]