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Apr
29

Real Talk: What does it mean to watch?

written by CariFree

I got a phone call from my good friend, Cassie, the other day.  She had just returned from a dental appointment and had some questions… “During my exam, Dr. Swanson rattled off several numbers to watch.  I’m assuming the numbers were referring to my teeth, but what does it mean to watch them?” Cassie asked. […]

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Apr
18

How awful is your dental insurance?

written by CariFree

With so much talk about the future of our nation’s healthcare in the news, with new rules and deadlines and things to consider, it has sparked a great deal of controversy.  I even read an article the other day titled Why American dental insurance is so unspeakably awful. In the article, author Terrance Heath observes […]

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Apr
8

Have you been CariScreened? Part 3

written by CariFree

Parts 1 and 2 of Have you been CariScreened have been hypothetical situations.  In true “Kiss and Tell” fashion, in part 3 I am here to share my personal experience with the CariScreen test. As you all know, I am a dental hygienist.  I have a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and worked as a […]

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Apr
1

Have you been CariScreened? Part 2

written by CariFree

Imagine a similar situation to last week’s post, Have you been CariScreened?  You go to the dentist and learn you have two new cavities.  In both scenarios your dentist explains the importance of making an appointment to have your cavities filled.  Except, unlike the dentist in part 1, this time your dentist takes matters a […]

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