As a dental benefits company, we obviously care a great deal about oral health. That being said, we know candy isn’t exactly the best thing for your teeth. But who are we to deprive you of Halloween? Trick-or-treating is a tradition that’s here to stay. … [Read more...]
Suck it Up: When and How to Pass the Pacifier and Put the Thumb Down
You’re running late. You’re scrambling to meet a deadline. You’re on the edge of your seat during a scary movie. We’ve all been uncomfortable. What do we do to soothe ourselves? We drink four cups of coffee. We bite our nails. We crack our knuckles. We all have habits that help … [Read more...]
HDS Throwback: Hawaii’s First Permanent Dentist
In honor of Throwback Thursday, we thought it would be appropriate to share some brief history about Hawaii’s first permanent dentist – Dr. John Mott-Smith. Mott-Smith studied dentistry in New York by reading the textbooks of a friend attending dental college and later passed … [Read more...]
Dental Procedures: The “Root” of All Evil?
Your teeth have been killing you so you head to the dentist to investigate the pain. After your appointment, your dentist gives you the bad news—you have an infected tooth. At this point, it’s safe to say you’re not jumping for joy. Your dentist will likely give you two … [Read more...]
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