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The holidays and helping our community

We will be collecting items for the Crisis Center of Comal County, below is a list of items they are in need of. We will have a collection box in our office for this collection as well as food donations for the local food bank. Should you have any questions feel free to call our office. The Crisis Center of Comal County was founded in 1986 as the Comal County Women’s Center. Numerous local citizens began a grassroots effort to develop an agency that would address the needs of those experiencing domestic violence. In the beginning the agency consisted of several volunteers who provided information and referral to other service providers in the area. As time passed and grant funding was obtained the agency grew to include several paid staff and an emergency shelter. During those first years many of the agency’s clients also required sexual assault services. As a...
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Summer and wisdom teeth.

With summer fast approaching its time to schedule that visit to evaluate wisdom teeth.  Patients of high school and college age will have some time off for summer and planning wisdom teeth evaluation and extraction is in full swing.  Appointments with local oral surgeons book up quick so plan ahead.  When that appointment is made its good to stock up on a few items to help with recovery, soft foods or meal replacement shakes are a good thing to have available as well as plenty of Advil or Aleve.wisdom teeth x-rayax139_4faf_9

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Share love….. Not germs on Valentine’s Day

            Share love….. Not germs on Valentine’s Day

Although you may share drinks or food with your spouse or loved ones we highly recommend NOT sharing toothbrushes or any other dental devices. Sharing toothbrushes allows viruses and bacteria to be spread from one person to the next, this includes dental bacteria. We all know we can spread the flu from person to person but did you know you can also spread the bacteria that helps contribute to cavities? Streptococcus mutans is the nasty bacteria that causes cavities and this culprit loves to sit on our toothbrush after brushing. Gingivitis and periodontitis (gum disease) are also caused by a type of bacteria that likes to hangout on our toothbrush. We recommend storing your toothbrush in a dry place and replacing it every three months to help maintain proper function of the brush. If you...

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