Member Blogs

Blogs are a great way to learn more detail about products and services of Village Hub businesses. Anyone who has ventured into starting a business or has weathered the economic storms for years has a broad expertise and passion for their chosen industry and profession. From current fashion to lawn care tips, blogs give shoppers a place to become well informed to make the best buying decisions whether you’re choosing a doctor, mechanic, fitness trainer or a place to eat or shop.

What to do if you lose a tooth?

You were mountain biking at Frances Slocum. Despite your every precaution, you took a nasty spill and a tooth popped out. Now what?! Step one, don’t panic. Assuming -- in this case -- that your injuries are mostly to your pride, look for the tooth. If possible, get to the dentist right away. Many times, a lost tooth -- hopefully undamaged -- may be re-implanted.

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Keep Your Own Sparkling Smile Well into the Golden Years

If you are lucky enough to still have a mouthful of your own pearly whites, read on to help ensure you keep them intact for the rest of your life. Most people under 35-years old lose their teeth during some sort of trauma. Believe it or not, fistfights are one of the top three causes for tooth loss among sports injuries and car accidents.

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Fluoride Varnish: Paint-on Protection

Dentists warn that enamel decay can be prevented, but not reversed. According to research by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors in Florida, the fluoride varnish method not only prevents tooth decay, but actually rebuilds minerals that compose enamel. The method has even been found to reverse cavity growth in children. Fluoride prevents tooth enamel decay and promotes reconstruction of its minerals.

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TMJ Syndrome: Where does it come from and how do you treat it?

Everyone clenches their jaws at night. The intensity with which you clench determines whether you feel discomfort the next morning. Migraines, lockjaw, teeth grinding: they are all symptoms of TMJ Syndrome and at Clements' Dentistry, we bring relief to sufferers every day. The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), is one of the most complicated joints in your body.

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Nutrition and Your Teeth: What You didn’t know about your snacking habits

Some trail mix on your way to work... a thirst-quenching sports drink at your desk... orange slices after lunch, all sounds pretty healthy, right? For your energy level and focus, sure, but have you considered how your teeth are taking it all in? The enamel-eating bacteria in your mouth thrive on carbohydrates, all sorts of sugars.

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Oral Cancer Alert: It Can Be A Stealthy Killer

If it sounds scary, it should. Oral cancer strikes nearly 40,000 Americans each year, and causes nearly 8,000 deaths. Not because it is more aggressive than other cancers, but because it is not so easy to detect. Usually, by the time it has been discovered, it has already spread to the lymph nodes.

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Pacifier Protocol

Is it just gross or actually healthy for Mom to pop baby’s pacifier into her mouth before giving it back to Junior? We’ve all seen it happen-- or maybe you’ve done it yourself! You are out shopping and the baby drops his pacifier on the floor. Now what?

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Puppy Teeth

Just like babies, puppies have a separate set of baby teeth, too! They are called deciduous teeth. Just like a teething new baby, your puppy will want to chew on everything in sight! Be prepared for a lot of drool during this time! Puppies will have their deciduous teeth until they are between 12 and 14 weeks old, when they start shedding their baby teeth to make room for full molars, incisors, and large canines.

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