Dr. Beno In The News-Press
Why do Some Dental Cleanings Cost More?
If you’re looking for a dentist who values you and your time, meet Dr. Beno!
“We value our patients’ time, and we try to run right on schedule,” Nicholette said. “99% of the time, we do.”
That’s not because patients are rushed, but because of an exacting approach to scheduling that makes sure sufficient time is allotted for each appointment.
Soda, Sports Drinks and Teeth
Not all dental cleanings are created equal. Find out why to some hygiene appointments cost more than others and learn how you can save time and money in the dental chair.
Every time you step into a mini-mart, you’re faced with a host of options to squelch your thirst. A rainbow of colors in plastic bottles compete for your attention, and creative marketing often transforms sugared water into a fountain of youth. When it comes to your teeth, does it matter what you choose? How does a bottle of cola or a sports drink affect your teeth and general health?
The River Within
With winter upon us, the common cold shows us why it’s aptly named. Rhinoviruses, responsible for many episodes of congestion, coughs, and sore throats, transmit through the population during every season. But research suggests that this virus replicates better at a temperature a few degrees below the body’s core temperature. Plus, people tend to share closer spaces inside during colder weather. Cozy areas make virus transmission easier.
Have you ever stood beside a rushing river and watched the current carry wood and leaves quickly past? Your blood pulses through your body at a similar pace. Every twenty seconds, blood completes a round trip from head to toe. This closed system averages 100,000 miles of veins, arteries, and capillaries and delivers many vital components to sustain life.