Posts by: Dr. Meg

Baby Boomers: Get your dental care now!

My aunt doesn’t mind being a baby boomer at all. What she does mind are the increasing references (nearly everywhere) to aging baby boomers. So we’ll go lightly here, and simply say: Dear Auntie, As you and your friends are approaching the vibrant, meaningful and action-packed years ahead, here’s something to add to your pre-retirement …

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Dr. Nevills to Dr. Nevills

Dear Dad, I can hardly believe it’s been a whole year since I joined you in practice at Nevills Family Dentistry. I feel like I continue to learn every day, and you are my best resource and support. I’ve learned so much this past year not only about dentistry but also about what it means …

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How dentists save lives

Regular visits to your dentist are more than just good for your teeth. They just might save your life. April is Oral Cancer Awareness month – a good time to remind everyone that regular dental checkups are often the first line of defense in catching oral cancer early. That’s because we see what’s going on …

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Oh say, can you see?

Oh, say, can you see my great teeth? When I was a kid, Dr. Dave, my dad, often sang the Star Spangled Banner while he helped us brush our teeth. The song takes about 2 minutes to sing – plenty of time to reach every baby tooth in the mouth. I grew to love the …

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Baby Teeth: The First 12 Months

Good oral care for kids actually begins during pregnancy, as baby teeth begin to form before birth. A mom’s healthy pregnancy, including a well-balanced diet with plenty of vitamins and minerals, can be the starting point for a child’s health, including healthy teeth. After a baby is born, oral care should start before any teeth come …

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