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Is your fear of the dentist stopping you from getting the smile you’ve always wanted? Watch the video to learn what helped Tim overcome his fear.

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Sep 28

Is your fear of the dentist stopping you from getting the smile you’ve always wanted? Watch the video to learn what helped Tim overcome his fear.

Patient Stories: How Tim’s Fear of the Dentist Disappeared

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How-to's

Sep 28

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What causes tooth decay? We cover the 5 stages of it, explain its causes, and what the tooth looks like as decay grows worse.

5 Stages of Tooth Decay

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Patient Education

Sep 21

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Hi! I am Dr. McVey. I just wanted to talk to you about my experiences as a dental patient, not as a dentist. Over my lifetime, I’ve had a significant amount of dental work done.

Dr. McVey: I’m a Dental Patient Too

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Healthy habits

Nov 2

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Dental phobia, called odontophobia, is a serious, often paralyzing fear of seeking dental care. Americans avoid much needed care due to anxiety and fear surrounding the dental experience1. This translates

Dental Fear in America

Little boy hides in the couch, because he fears the dentist.

Patient Education

Aug 23

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It’s time for fun with fruits and veggies! Well, you know how much fun we have cooking with our kids and grandkids. Today, we’re going to share with you some fun with fruits and veggies.

3 Easy Healthy Summer Snacks to Make with Your Kids

Dr. McVey, Becky, and their grandkids showing the audience how to make summer snacks.

Holiday

Jun 28

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What is gum disease? Gum disease is a pretty common occurrence. It mostly affects the gum and the bone surrounding the teeth. Also known as periodontitis, gum disease infects the gum tissue and bone causing inflammation (Nordqvist & Frank, 2018). And according to a 2012 study, 47% of adults over 30 have gum disease, and […]

Why You Should Brush Twice A Day To Stop Gum Disease

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Patient Education

May 23

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Ouch!
Chomp on something your tooth didn’t like? Or get hit in the mouth with a hockey puck?
If you think you may have a cracked tooth, or if you’re holding a piece of your tooth in your hand, follow these steps!

What to Do When You Crack Your Tooth

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Patient Education

Mar 1

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Our Very Own Special Olympics Team Occasionally, our office will financially support or volunteer at a nonprofit event, and in December, we helped pay for the photo at the Garden City Tigers Special Olympics team’ s dance. We wanted to highlight the team, so we interviewed Susan Wright-Hendershot, the Local Special Olympic Coordinator. Read on […]

Community Highlight: Garden City’s Local Special Olympics Team, the Tigers

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Community

Jan 24

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Good Deeds to Pay It Forward: Since Thanksgiving was just this past week, we’ve all been feeling pretty thankful for family, friends, our homes, and so much more. And when we have everything that we need, the best way to show God how grateful we are for all his blessings is by paying it forward.

Why good deeds are the best way to pay it forward

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Community

Nov 25

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