The Dental View

By Dr. Steven Shrader Bazooka, Fruit Stripe, Blackjack, Juicy Fruit, Wrigley Gum! Who doesn’t love to chew gum? According to the US Census bureau the average American chews 1.8 pounds of gum every year. But not all gum is created equal and if it’s not sugar free your dentist says, SPIT IT OUT! Chewing sugar free gum with xylitol can be beneficial; • You can reduce tooth decay by chewing sugarfree gum for 20 minutes after eating. (Not a substitute for brushing) • Chewing stimulates saliva which helps dry mouth. • Saliva flow is important to wash away food debris…

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First Day of School

FIRST DAY of SCHOOL…Back to School for the Hickey kids! Hayven, second grade; Darci, Kindergarten; Tarley, fourth grade; Holden eighth grade and Reece, fifth grader.

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Memorial

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Book Club

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Showing

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Showing

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