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How to Help Improve Your Dental Insurance

Our patients are often intimidated and confused by their dental insurance.Modern day dental insurance can be frustrating to our patients, myself and my team as well. Insurance companies tend to keep their clients uninformed and in the dark, to the point where many of them do not even provide actual dental insurance cards. If you have ever been dissatisfied with your dental insurance, don’t worry! My team and I are here to help you alleviate some of this stress.

Small Business Spotlight

Coinciding with our 4th year practice anniversary, I’m excited to announce our next community-minded program. Each month, we will be featuring a different local business in what we’re calling our “Small Business Spotlight.”

Meditation: The Art of Doing Nothing

There are more distractions than ever in our lives today. Meditation is a non-religious, pressure-free, calming way to isolate yourself from these distractions. The practice of mindfulness meditation is a simple habit to develop with an endless list of benefits.

BALANCE

In our busy world, we are pulled in so many directions and this stress can be overwhelming. There are an endless list of items demanding our attention and everyone struggles with maintaining that magic word: BALANCE.

How Can a Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea and Snoring?

Do you know someone who suffers from loud snoring, daytime fatigue or poor sleep quality? These can all be symptoms of sleep apnea, a dangerous condition that often leads to cardiovascular,metabolic diseases and, in rare cases, death. Since most people visit their dentist more often than their medical doctor, I have taken many courses over my career to educate myself on how I can help patients with sleep apnea or snoring problems.

Honor Ride - A Tribute to Veterans Past and Present

On Sunday, April 7th, I am hosting the first annual Lewis Center Honor Ride. Twenty veterans and twenty of their guests will be provided a meal, transportation and admission to the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in downtown Columbus. Panera Bread is providing the meals and serving as the meeting site for our event. The Ride, a local, veteran-owned business, and Stoner Periodontal and Implant Specialists are providing the transportation to and from the museum.

Educating and Mentoring in Our Community

As a local business owner and resident of Lewis Center, I believe everyone has a role to play in creating a great community. Lewis Center provides many opportunities to get involved in outreach work. I consider it an exciting and positive day when I am able to make an impact outside the physical walls of Moore Dental and connect with our community.

2019: A Year of Gratitude

I am committed to practicing gratitude every day this year. I believe that intentionally practicing small acts of gratitude each day will allow me to be my best self and create an incredible and positive 2019 for myself, my family and my patients.

How to Make Sure Your Child Never Gets a Cavity

Simply put, the are two only reasons children get cavities in their baby teeth: 1. Not brushing well enough or long enough 2. Eating and drinking too much sugar Obviously, this topic is more complicated than this, though. In hopes of providing a simple blueprint, I would like to explain how best to take care of children’s teeth.

Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

Whether it is a high school student afflicted with paralyzing “Senioritis” or a stay-at-home mother looking to return to the workforce, we all know someone who is struggling with decisions regarding their future. I recently read “Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You” by Cal Newport. This interesting book is more about its subtitle, “Why skills trump passion in the quest for work you love”, than it is about the famous Steve Martin quote from which it derives its main title. I dissected this book less for my own career’s benefit, but more for the patients of all ages I see who are deciding college majors and career changes.