Healthy Smiles Program

All Year

Don’t forget to take your Heathy Smiles Card to your next cleaning! You and your hygienist will be entered in a drawing to win awesome gift certificates.

Our Featured Non-Profit Organization:

The Ronald McDonald House

Donate your Lyons Loot to Ronald McDonald House. From now through the end of June, NSO will donate $10 to RMHC for every 30 Lyons Loot collected.

Keeping families together and near the medical care they need through a network of local Chapters.

“Our network of local Chapters has been helping millions of families with sick children find comfort and support when they need it most.  Our programs, tailored to meet the urgent needs of each community, can now be found in more than 64 countries and regions across the globe.

Since 1974, RMHC has created programs that strengthen families during difficult times. RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide. Core RMHC programs — Ronald McDonald Houses, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles — provide access to health care and enable family-centered care. RMHC helped lessen the burden for millions of families in 2017.”

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Braces Friendly Food: Taco Lasagna

Braces Friendly Food: Taco Lasagna

Ingredients: 1-pound lean ground beef 1 packet taco seasoning 1/4 cup water 1 can Ro*Tel diced tomatoes with chiles drained 1 can Nacho Cheese Soup 1/4 cup sour cream 1 cup grated cheddar 12 8-inch soft tortillas Guacamole, cilantro, sour cream for topping, as desired...

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Zucchini Bread Recipe – Braces Friendly

Spring is here, and if you are a gardener, or you know someone who is, chances are you will have more zucchini than you know what to do with soon. So, of course, we wanted to share a great braces-friendly recipe for this delicious treat! Ingredients: 3 1/4 cups...

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Time For Seasonal Allergies

It is allergy season again, and as we have all seen in the last year a cough or sneeze now comes with a new list of concerns. We thought we would give everyone a reminder of the difference between the symptoms of allergies and Covid-19. Spring allergies affect...

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Stress Awareness Day

Stress is no joking matter, and we are pretty sure that most of us are experiencing more than usual right now.  Here are some tips for reducing your stress in 5 minutes or less: Deep Breathing:  Sit up straight and close your eyes. Slowly inhale through your nose and...

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Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Recipe

Did you know grilled cheese is braces friendly?  so …. make a grilled cheese sandwich!  But jazz it up with this Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe: Ingredients for Caramelized Onions: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon salt 1/8...

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National Facial Protection Month

Not even a pandemic can shut all sports down.  We’re so happy to see people at ballparks, stadiums and in gyms again.  So it is a good time for us to remind our patients to wear mouth guards and appropriate protective gear when participating in activities that could...

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One-Pot Taco Spaghetti

Can’t decide between tacos and spaghetti for dinner? Why not have both! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 lb. extra-lean ground beef 1 carton (32 oz) beef broth 1 can (14.5 oz) fire roasted crushed tomatoes 1 can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles ½ cup water 1...

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Go Wireless with Invisalign

It’s true, not everyone needs wires to have perfectly straight teeth.  Invisalign is the wireless approach to a new smile!  Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable, and comfortable aligners that no one can tell you're wearing. So, you can smile more during...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bar Recipe

Shouldn’t you make these this weekend! Ingredients Crust 36 Oreos, processed in food processor ½ cup salted butter, melted Cheesecake 24 oz cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar ¼ cup sour cream 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch of salt 3 eggs Chocolate...

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Self-confidence and Teeth

Did you know that Orthodontics play a huge role in young children’s health, appearance and self-confidence? The American Association of Orthodontics recommends that an orthodontist examine a child’s teeth by the time they are 7 years old, even while baby teeth are...

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