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.

Benzocaine: Risk for Children Under 2

If you have a teething baby, you are probably familiar with the restless nights, pain, and crying that can come with this stage of your child’s life. Like any parent, you want to find ways to make the experience less painful for your little one. Gel and spray products are available that contain a topical anesthetic called benzocaine to relieve such pain.

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Summer Sweet Tooth

Summer is right around the corner! While we know that completely cutting out the limitless amount of popular summer sugary drinks from your diet is highly unlikely, please take some caution for your teeth’s sake! Use a straw! This will allow for much of any acidic drink to bypass your teeth. Do NOT brush right after you drink!

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Youthful Wisdom About Teeth

Let’s see a raise of hands from all of you who have had your wisdom teeth removed. If you graduated from high school between 1960 and 2007, you probably were lumped in the category of post adolescents who underwent the procedure by default. It was pretty standard then. Some new thinking suggests that before pulling wisdom teeth, it’s wise to do a thorough evaluation to make sure the procedure is really necessary. 
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Failed Fillings: When, Why and How

Open your mouth and look inside. What do you see? If you are over the age of 40, chances are you see a lot of grey dental fillings. Why? Amalgam was the predominant material used in dental fillings for years because of its strength and durability. It’s easy to identify because of its grey appearance and just as easy to spot in someone’s mouth. If you don’t think so, look closely at your best friend or sister the next time she tells you an entertaining story.

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This Technique has Our Seal of Approval

As a parent, you strive to teach your children healthy habits. Don’t speak with your mouth full. Don’t watch too much TV. Clean out your ears. Brush your teeth thoroughly. Though nothing replaces a healthy habit, having a safety net isn’t a bad idea while good habits form. A dental sealant provides an extra layer of protection against cavities and decay by keeping food particles out of those tough-to-brush spaces.

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