5 Tips to keep teeth healthy over the holidays

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1. Don’t crack nuts with your teeth – Although protein found in nuts helps keep muscles and bones strong, you shouldn’t test the strength of your teeth by shelling nuts with them. The hard surface of most nutshells can cause serious tooth and gum damage and may even crack teeth. Pass on chewy treats – Holiday candy platters are often … Read More

Skaggs Foundation Award

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During a special presentation on October 20, 2017, at College of the Ozarks, Skaggs Foundation awarded nearly $600,000 to local agencies committed to improving health and wellness throughout Taney and Stone counties, including a $44,000 grant to Fordland Clinic, Inc. This $44,000 grant award will be used for school-based dental services in the Blue Eye and Reeds Spring School Districts. … Read More

Happy Smiles in the Schools

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Over 2,000. That’s the number of children who have sat in portable dental chairs in the comfort of their own school building while staff from Tri-Lakes Community Health Center talked with them, laughed with them, and set them up for a lifetime of healthier teeth. Through a grant from the Skaggs Foundation, Tri-Lakes Community Health Center in Kimberling City was … Read More