Moving People Toward Health with Risk Management At Keystone Dental, we embrace the Risk Management model of care. Historically the approach taken in dentistry was to wait for disease damage to occur and then try to fix the damage. Risk management looks at the disease process so we can intervene before someone has a [...]
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month Diabetes is becoming more common in the United States. From 1980 through 2014, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes has increased fourfold (from 5.5 million to 22.0 million). According to the Centers for Disease Control another 8.1 million have diabetes but don’t know it. It is estimated that [...]
We all know Halloween isn’t the most tooth-friendly holiday. Sometimes people think that because I’m a dental hygienist I don’t eat candy. I definitely eat candy. I let my kids eat candy- probably too much of it on Halloween! Do I worry about how this might affect their teeth? Absolutely! Did you know that [...]
Earlier this year, my first patient of the day (I’ll call him John*) arrived for his dental visit. I had to double check his chart because I was expecting a 33 year old man, but this person had a full head of gray hair. Indeed, this patient was a 33 year old. [...]