Fluoride is a mineral that naturally occurs in water and some foods. This mineral works to fight tooth decay and strengthens enamel. Fluoride can be found in toothpastes, mouthwashes, and community water supplies. Here is a brief overview about the basics of fluoride. History of Water Fluoridation In the 1930’s,... Read more »
Do you have fever blisters or canker sores? Cold sores, fever blisters, and canker sores can all be annoying and painful, and it seems like they take forever to disappear. Summer is prime time for fever blisters to appear. If you are suffering from these bothersome lesions, we are excited... Read more »
The hot summer months of June and July are the perfect time for jumping into the swimming pool to cool off and splash around. But did you know that spending a lot of time in the pool could put your teeth at risk? Here at the dental office, we all... Read more »
It has been a long winter, and we’re happy to see that spring is finally arriving and flowers are starting to bloom. With warmer weather comes the urge to start spring cleaning (or maybe it’s just us)! If you’re starting your spring cleaning and making your rounds of the house,... Read more »
Have you wondered why Dr. Driggers doesn’t take PPO plans? Maybe you’re just unsure of what the difference between a PPO and traditional plan is. We can help you know what to expect from a PPO practice vs. traditional “fee for service” practice. Traditional “fee for service” plans were the... Read more »
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