Seasons of Smiles Dental – Arthur Norman Medina DDS https://seasons-of-smiles.com Family Dentist Denture in Camden Maine Thu, 26 May 2016 19:42:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 https://sosdental-seasonsofsmilesd.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/cropped-MedinaDDS_Logo_512x512-32x32.jpg Seasons of Smiles Dental – Arthur Norman Medina DDS https://seasons-of-smiles.com 32 32 Seasons of Smiles Dental Celebrates Red Nose Day 2016 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/seasons-of-smiles-dental-celebrates-red-nose-day-2016.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/seasons-of-smiles-dental-celebrates-red-nose-day-2016.htm#respond Thu, 26 May 2016 10:35:49 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12743 We clamored up the sidewalk with the sun on our backs and wind caressing our faces, slowly making our way back to the office after a delicious group lunch. “Time to take our pictures! Lets go lets go!” hollered our beloved hygienist Samantha Quinn–today was the day our office got to have a little fun while showing our support for Red Nose Day. We waltzed into the office, decked ourselves out in noses, glasses and necklaces. We half posed, half partied while pictures were snapped–but wait–what exactly is Red Nose Day? Don’t worry, we wondered too. For those of you who don’t know, Red Nose Day is a day dedicated to spreading awareness for children in need in the UK and Africa, … Continue reading →

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Another great checkup with Miss Emma https://seasons-of-smiles.com/another-great-checkup-with-miss-emma.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/another-great-checkup-with-miss-emma.htm#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 12:24:42 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12738 Another great checkup with Miss Emma. She’s been coming to see us since she was just a wee little thing! Schedule your check up today by calling (207) 236-4740. … Continue reading →

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What is DDS? Donated Dental Services https://seasons-of-smiles.com/what-is-dds-donated-dental-services.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/what-is-dds-donated-dental-services.htm#respond Tue, 24 May 2016 17:55:18 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12722 The Donated Dental Services (DDS) is an organization that provides free, comprehensive dental treatment to our country’s most vulnerable people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile. These are people who cannot afford necessary treatment and cannot get help in any other way. Program coordinators link volunteer dentists and labs with patients in need. One of our Seasons of Smiles Dental patients, Karen Davis, came to us through DDS. She has been given a beautiful new smile and is delighted to tears, not just her tears but ours as well. Karen gave our office permission to share her pictures and her story because she says that she can see her real self now when she looks in the mirror, and she wants others … Continue reading →

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What is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant? https://seasons-of-smiles.com/what-is-expanded-functions-dental-assistant.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/what-is-expanded-functions-dental-assistant.htm#respond Wed, 11 May 2016 18:18:12 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12647 What is an EFDA? Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) programs are designed to train Certified Dental Assistants and Registered Dental Hygienists in the art of Restorative Dentistry. Not all dental offices have a professional on staff with EFDA qualifications but we are very fortunate to have Michelle Webber at Seasons of Smiles Dental. She strives to make her patients as comfortable as possible. Her goal is for her patients to love their smile as much as she does and she goes the extra mile to ensure that outcome. The additional education attained enables EFDA’s to perform duties including direct patient care, which may be legally delegated by a licensed dentist. Even though Michelle does not require an assistant when completing restorative work, … Continue reading →

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Bill Curtis has a Smile Makeover https://seasons-of-smiles.com/bill-curtis-has-a-smile-makeover.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/bill-curtis-has-a-smile-makeover.htm#comments Sat, 16 Apr 2016 11:51:18 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12336 When Bill Curtis was thirteen years old he was riding his bike near the General Henry Knox Museum at Montpelier in Thomaston, Maine. He crashed his bike and chipped his two front teeth in half.  By the time he was seen by a dentist it was too late so his two front teeth were removed and a flipper partial was put into place. Seven years later he had a permanent bridge placed by Dr. Gerald Pendleton DDS here in Camden Maine. Do you want to venture the cost on a 4 unit bridge back in 1970? A whopping $180! For the next forty-six years, that bridge held on. No decay and nothing broke on it. However, aesthetically the bridge needed help. Curious to see more … Continue reading →

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The iTero Scanner https://seasons-of-smiles.com/the-itero-scanner.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/the-itero-scanner.htm#respond Thu, 14 Apr 2016 22:35:06 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12531 The iTero impressions scanner is an innovative technology that allows Dr. Medina to create a virtual computer generated replica of the mouth tissues. It captures clear and accurate impressions data in a matter of minutes and there is normally no need for any traditional impressions materials, which can be inconvenient, time consuming and quite messy. For doctors and patients alike, digital impressions are easier as well as more comfortable for the patient compared to traditional methods. The impressions data is then transferred to a computer that is used to create restorations without the need for old-fashioned stone models. How It Works Using the iTero scanner, the dentist captures an image of the teeth in preparation and can create a powder … Continue reading →

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A Dental Day on Vinalhaven Maine https://seasons-of-smiles.com/a-dental-day-on-vinalhaven-maine.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/a-dental-day-on-vinalhaven-maine.htm#respond Sun, 03 Apr 2016 13:40:24 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12480 It was April 1, 2016 and mother nature was not to be denied. I felt the waves rocking me back and forth as we sojourned across the foggy, rough, terrain over to the island. Once we arrived on the island we started getting settled in at the dental clinic. However, we were soon informed that there was only going to be one ferry leaving the island that day due to the gloomy weather and that the one and only ferry was leaving in 5 minutes. If we missed that boat then we would be spending the night on the island. No way Jose! I thought to myself as we grabbed our gear and started running to the ferry landing. Run Michelle! Brooke … Continue reading →

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Little Green Guys – Sugar Bugs take over https://seasons-of-smiles.com/little-green-guys-sugar-bugs-take-over.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/little-green-guys-sugar-bugs-take-over.htm#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 23:20:09 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12422 We all saw many lucky leprechauns among those that celebrated St. Patrick’s day and that got me thinking about some other little green guys in a book I just read. When the folks at Seasons of Smiles dental office went to Yankee Dental Congress in January we learned about lots of new technology as well as some fun treats. One of those fun treats for me was buying the book Sugar Bugs by Erica Weisz and Dr. Sam Weisz. I have been on the search for a way to explain to my children the importance of healthy eating as well as brushing and flossing. Mutans Take Over Sugar Bugs tells the story of the Mutans family which are the nasty bugs … Continue reading →

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Do it yourself (#DIY) Dentistry https://seasons-of-smiles.com/do-it-yourself-diy-dentistry.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/do-it-yourself-diy-dentistry.htm#comments Mon, 21 Mar 2016 23:01:55 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12402 Is There Really Such a Thing as Do It Yourself (#DIY) Dentistry? Recently, my son sent me this link showing me how a student made his own Invisalign like aligners–start to finish. I am really impressed with the young man, and how he was able to create the aligners to straiten his own teeth. From what I understand, he had worn braces when he was younger, however, he did not wear his retainers. His smile was in need of a slight adjustment. Is it possible that someday we may have our own 3D printers at home? And that all the software we need will be at our fingertips to control the 3D printer?  The only thing you can say about technology is that it … Continue reading →

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Shine on Kimmie https://seasons-of-smiles.com/shine-on-kimmie.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/shine-on-kimmie.htm#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:41:37 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12388 Kimmie gets a shiner. The hazards of playing baseball, but Kim still came to work. Whew, we are so relieved that it is only your eye and not your teeth. The jokes have been non stop all day. Now we want your best line or joke! Whose comment will make Kim laugh the hardest? Winner gets a $20 gift card from Subway. Please place you comment on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/seasonsofsmiles While you’re on our Facebook page, give us a “like”. Or has it been a while since you’ve had your teeth cleaned? Give us a call at (207) 236-4740  🙂   … Continue reading →

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Nitrous Oxide, gas (hoof hearted) in Camden Maine https://seasons-of-smiles.com/nitrous-oxide-gas-hoof-hearted-in-camden-maine.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/nitrous-oxide-gas-hoof-hearted-in-camden-maine.htm#comments Sun, 13 Mar 2016 16:19:57 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12364 As you may know, Lanita and I have four kids. They have all left home now, but one of my sweetest memories is sitting around the dinner table listening to my kids’ humor. Somehow, they seem to feed off each other–one would start the rift, and the next one would then chime in. My kids do love a good laugh. Before long they will all be HOWLING, more often than not at something slightly inappropriate. All the while mom is telling them to stop while trying not to laugh herself. Sweet memories. Case in point. What is it with flatulance humor and little boys?  I’ve seen my son laugh to the point where I feared he may hurt himself.  A few years back my son … Continue reading →

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Invisalign Treatment Provides Many Benefits https://seasons-of-smiles.com/invisalign-treatment-provides-many-benefits.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/invisalign-treatment-provides-many-benefits.htm#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:19:00 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12349 INVISALIGN ISN’T THE PERFECT SOLUTION FOR EVERYONE, BUT if you’re a good candidate, there are LOTS of reasons for choosing Invisalign—and they’re not all simply about going metal-free! Clear, removable Invisalign trays are a less invasive orthodontic treatment method. With Invisalign technology, your teeth can be straightened without causing inconveniences to your daily life. Benefits You Probably Didn’t Expect The most obvious difference between Invisalign treatment and braces is their appearance, but there’s more to it than that. For example… Less office visits. We’ll see you only once every 4 to 6 weeks. Invisalign trays can sometimes double as whitening trays or protective mouth gear for sports. The removable trays allow you to brush and floss normally, which results in … Continue reading →

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We’re #55. Top 100 Dental Blogs https://seasons-of-smiles.com/were-55-top-100-dental-blogs.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/were-55-top-100-dental-blogs.htm#comments Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:00:46 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12317 A dental blog? How exciting can that be? Perhaps it’s about as much fun as watching paint dry! Well maybe, but we love what we do, and we hope our passion shines through our blog. Sometimes it can be a bit daunting. It is a bit of work, and is anybody reading it? Well today we had some positive feedback from FeedSpot.com. We made the list! TOP 100 MUST READ DENTAL BLOGS FOR EVERY DENTISTS Check it out, we made #55. If you or your family is looking for a dental home where everyone is passionate about what they do, please give us a call at (207) 236-4740. … Continue reading →

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Dental Website Design https://seasons-of-smiles.com/dental-website-design.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/dental-website-design.htm#respond Thu, 25 Feb 2016 02:00:34 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11364 We at Seasons of Smiles Dental run our own website. I have heard it suggested that it’s not usually a good idea for the dentist to make their own website. And as the years have progressed I must admit, there have been times that I was tempted to throw in the towel and go buy into one of those off the shelf dental websites. I cringe at the mistakes made while running our own dental website.  Even now, there are a few rough edges that need to be worked on. But overall, looking back, I’m glad we stuck with it. I absolutely love our end product. I think it’s the BEST dental office website. Dental website Design: It’s a sleeper. … Continue reading →

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Ya Ni La Muela https://seasons-of-smiles.com/ya-ni-la-muela.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/ya-ni-la-muela.htm#respond Sun, 21 Feb 2016 01:35:54 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12283 Our new office cell number for weekend call (339)-LaMuela. Or (339) 526-8352. Photo take from Instagram: sugrbug While at #YankeeDental this year, @LanitaRose purchased this #Kleenex dispenser for the office. I think it’s supposed to be a molar, but sometimes the anatomy throughs me off a bit. :/ … Continue reading →

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Who won last nights presidential DENTAL debate? https://seasons-of-smiles.com/who-won-last-nights-presidential-dental-debate.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/who-won-last-nights-presidential-dental-debate.htm#comments Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:31:24 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12252 Did you have a chance to see last night’s GOP presidential debate? (2/13/2016)  The arguments sure did get mean spirited.  There were times where I thought Jeb Bush would go over and punch Donald Trump in the nose.  I was hoping. 🙂   It was a verbal blood bath.  I was watching the debate with my wife, and it was interesting to see how uncomfortable the whole thing made her. This morning as I was reading all the opinion pieces written about last nights debate, it was interesting to see how diverse the opinions can be. How about last night’s presidential DENTAL debate?  Just to refresh your memories I have found pictures on the net that illustrate their smiles. If you … Continue reading →

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Introducing Plaque HD https://seasons-of-smiles.com/introducing-plaque-hd.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/introducing-plaque-hd.htm#respond Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:05:21 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=12024 While going through my morning email I saw this from the American Dental Association. Can Green Toothpaste Fight Tooth Decay? WSJ Reviews New Toothpaste That Turns Plaque Green. The Wall Street Journal (2/8, Johannes, Subscription Publication) reviews a new toothpaste that binds to plaque and shows it as green, aiming to improve oral hygiene by showing people areas they missed while brushing. The article states that researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago conducted a short-term study of Plaque HD, finding plaque was reduced by 51.3% after people brushed with the toothpaste for up to 10 days. American Dental Association spokeswoman Dr. Mary Hayes has not tried the toothpaste, but says it could serve as a consistent reminder to … Continue reading →

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Seasons of Smiles Attends Yankee Dental 2016 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/seasons-of-smiles-attends-yankee-dental-2016.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/seasons-of-smiles-attends-yankee-dental-2016.htm#respond Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:50:20 +0000 http://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11914 What’s new and improved in the world of dentistry? We love all the new ideas and learning that takes place at our annual dental convention, and Yankee Dental 2016 did not disappoint. We are coming back enthusiastic with many new ideas and products that we want to incorporate at our office. We want to serve our family, friends and neighbors of midcoast Maine with the best that the dental industry has to offer and we take our responsibility seriously. One product that we are hoping to carry is OraVerse.  Press here to find out more. A shout out to Nellie, Kim, Michelle, Samantha, Lanita, Krista, Brooke and Cathy for making #YankeeDental2016 not only fruitful, but enjoyable. You guys know how … Continue reading →

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OraVerse – Reverse numbness twice as fast. https://seasons-of-smiles.com/oraverse-reverse-numbness-twice-as-fast.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/oraverse-reverse-numbness-twice-as-fast.htm#respond Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:49:49 +0000 http://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11928 While at Yankee Dental this year I had half a day to walk through the convention floor.  I systematically started on one end and booth by booth, made my way to the other end.  While walking through I saw the booth by Septodent.  We are fans of their products and I have been hearing about a product that they have called OraVerse. What is Oraverse? Your patient wants and needs to get on with their life without that numb, drooling, distorted face feeling. OraVerse is the only local anesthesia reversal agent that accelerates the return to normal sensation and function for patients who want to avoid the unwanted and unnecessary lingering soft tissue numbness after routine dental procedures How does OraVerse work?  It … Continue reading →

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The Adventures of Quinny https://seasons-of-smiles.com/the-adventures-of-quinny.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/the-adventures-of-quinny.htm#respond Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:49:04 +0000 http://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11912 We were so disappointed that Samantha, also known as Quinn or Quinny in our office,  was not going to be able to join us for Yankee Dental 2016.  Samantha was just a bit too busy to join us this year,understandably,with her first baby’s birth being any day now. I’m not sure who came up with the idea, but it was suggested that we make a cutout of Quinn and take photos of her on our Boston excursions, that way she would ”be with us”.  Doing this added some fun to our annual trip to Yankee Dental Conference. We sure had a ton of chuckles as we were running around town taking photos.  I hope we didn’t lose any of our FB … Continue reading →

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Flossing isn’t for everyone – Floss alternatives. https://seasons-of-smiles.com/flossing-isnt-for-everyone-floss-alternatives.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/flossing-isnt-for-everyone-floss-alternatives.htm#respond Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:31:59 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11833 Flossing isn’t for everyone. What? It’s true that flossing is the ideal way to clean in between the teeth but, for some people, flossing is difficult and often impossible. People with limited dexterity and some types of dental restorations can make it challenging to clean with regular floss. And, for some people, flossing just plain isn’t going to become part of the oral hygiene regimen at home. Thankfully there are options to assist in cleaning the tough in between spaces. Here is a list of alternatives, or adjuncts, to flossing. Hand Held Flossers – Essentially this is the same as the traditional way of flossing but allows for easier access and control with the fingers. There are different size handles and … Continue reading →

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Tonsillar Stones https://seasons-of-smiles.com/tonsillar-stones.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/tonsillar-stones.htm#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:44:25 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11821 What are these stinky bones that come out of my mouth? Answer: Tonsillar Stones The tonsils are located in the back of our throat.  Tonsils help the body prevent and fight infections.  They assist the immune system by trapping incoming bacteria and virus particles that are passing through the throat.  Tonsillar stones tend to happen most often in people who have chronic inflammation in their tonsils, repeated episodes of tonsillitis and generalized large cryptic tonsils. Cryptic tonsils are tonsils that have small pockets or pits called crypts.  The crypts trap particles of bacteria, dead white blood cells, bacteria of fungi, food particles, excess saliva or mucous or smoking without a filter.  These deposits are called tonsilloliths, tonsillar stones, or zots which can carry an unpleasant … Continue reading →

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Resolutions at Seasons of Smiles Dental https://seasons-of-smiles.com/resolutions-seasons-smiles-dental.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/resolutions-seasons-smiles-dental.htm#respond Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:28:56 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11728 A New Year’s Resolution you can keep! Remember all the New Year Resolutions of the past that you haven’t been able to keep the whole year through? Exercising everyday and eating a well-balanced diet are great goals for the new year and both can be quite challenging in our society which seems to run on caffeine, sugar and salt. For 2016 why not make a resolution that also helps your overall health and it takes just a few minutes a day. A visit to the dentist! Besides having happy teeth your gums will also be celebrating with a visit to the dentist. Cleaning promotes good heart health, a gorgeous smile and increased confidence when meeting others. It’s very simple…each day … Continue reading →

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Quality Dental Plan Winner! https://seasons-of-smiles.com/quality-dental-plan-winner.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/quality-dental-plan-winner.htm#respond Mon, 04 Jan 2016 14:07:22 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11742 And the winner is… We are pleased to announce the winner of our December Food Drive is Crystal Baughman! All the folks who donated food to our December Food Drive for the Camden Area Food Pantry were entered to win a year of our new Quality Dental Plan (QDP). We are pleased to announce the food drive was a success and a BIG thank you to all who participated! What is QDP? QDP is a dental savings plan for folks that do not have insurance. Crystal will now be able to take advantage of all the QDP benefits. This includes two preventative cleaning appointments including fluoride, two exams with Dr. Medina including any x-rays that are needed as well as … Continue reading →

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Service to Others https://seasons-of-smiles.com/service-to-others.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/service-to-others.htm#comments Fri, 01 Jan 2016 14:46:05 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11761 I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but before I knew it my wife had our family signed up for another dental mission trip.  She heard about a family Christmas mission trip that was going to Panama through Maranatha.org.  I must admit, when I first heard about the mission trip I had mixed feelings. Like a rope being tugged in two different directions, I was excited because the kids no longer live at home, and it would be a great time to reconnect with them over the holidays. On the other hand, I could already feel the train of sweat trickling down my back and the cold shower drenching my weary body. But then again, we’d never been to Panama. … Continue reading →

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Noreen Clark with Quarry Hill pays a visit https://seasons-of-smiles.com/noreen-clark-with-quarry-hill-pays-a-visit.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/noreen-clark-with-quarry-hill-pays-a-visit.htm#respond Thu, 17 Dec 2015 17:50:03 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11710 Noreen Clark, Activities Director, at Quarry Hill accepted dental donations from Dr. Medina at Seasons of Smiles Dental. The donation included individual bags with a toothbrush, floss and toothpaste as well as denture brushes. We are blessed in this area to have Quarry Hill in Midcoast Maine as a premier extended care community for adults 55+. The facility offers mature adults a refreshing approach to retirement: The freedom to do what they want. At Quarry Hill you will find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Services that include activities, programs, health & wellness options and much more. Please click here for more information. Helping the local community is a priority at Seasons of Smiles but Dr. Medina also has an … Continue reading →

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Teeth and soda don’t mix https://seasons-of-smiles.com/teeth-and-soda-dont-mix.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/teeth-and-soda-dont-mix.htm#respond Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:07:40 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11701 Health professionals worldwide tout the evils of soda and a regular soda habit. From heart and kidney disease, to asthma from the excessive sodium bicarb preservative, soda is one item nearly every provider will tell you to cut from your diet. Another astonishing, extremely visible effect of soda appears on your smile! After spending just five days in soda, teeth went from a pearly white to a dar, eroded brown. Here’s some pictures and more info on what happens when soda stays on your teeth. Read the blog post here in it’s entirety here and tell us your favorite drink alternative!   Taken from BuzzFeed Video, thanks for posting this great info.   … Continue reading →

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Santa’s Elves Project https://seasons-of-smiles.com/santas-elves-project.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/santas-elves-project.htm#respond Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:42:11 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11618 Thank you for thinking of us, Ronna! The Santa’s Elves Project is an effort to bring hope and joy to the holiday season for Maine families impacted by cancer. Ronna Emery, a patient at Seasons of Smiles Dental, accepted stocking stuffers for this project. Her daughter, Dawn Emery, is the head elf in organizing donations and there is still time to donate to lift spirits for this Christmas. The Santa’s Elves Project began in 2012 when a young girl reached out asking how she could help children whose parents were battling the disease. She had lost her father, and knew too well the difficulties families face. The first year a few families were identified by hospital social workers. Today the project … Continue reading →

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Holiday Food Drive (2015) https://seasons-of-smiles.com/holiday-food-drive-2015.htm https://seasons-of-smiles.com/holiday-food-drive-2015.htm#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:59:39 +0000 https://seasons-of-smiles.com/?p=11588 Seasons of Smiles is collecting food and or money to donate to our local pantry for those in need Patients who donate either nonperishable food or money to the food drive will be entered to win a FREE year of our Quality Dental Plan (QDP) What is QDP? QDP is our annual dental savings program we offer for families and individuals without insurance. QDP Members receive quality dental services at greatly reduced prices in our office. No deductibles! No yearly maximums! No waiting periods to begin treatment! QDP benefits and savings begin immediately upon registration. Included savings is equal to or greater than $300 This is a wonderful gift for those you know that do not have insurance but are in need of quality dental care … Continue reading →

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