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Welcome to our Velk Family Dentistry Blog!  This informative and educational blog is designed to keep patients and residents of our community informed of "What's New" in the field of dentistry.  The posts we provide should help educate you on dental procedures and technology provided in the field of dentistry.  We will also make a concerted effort to keep you update with new technology, procedures, and general developments with our practice.  Please feel free to provide feedback on any posts or you are welcome to share interesting articles with your friends or acquaintances.  We hope you find our blog helpful. 


Oral Health How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

It’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health. According to the CDC, “Cigarette smoking is the ...

Sep 18 • 3 min read
Oral Health Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?

It’s a great debate among husbands and wives, roommates, parents and children, and partners– is it b...

Aug 11 • 3 min read
Cosmetic Dentistry Teeth Whitening, Veneers, or Both?

According to a study completed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a beautiful smile can ...

Jul 9 • 3 min read
Oral Health It’s Oral Health Month! Here are 5 Oral Health Tips for the Whole Family

The American Dental Association recognizes June as Oral Health Month. This is an opportunity for fam...

Jun 18 • 4 min read
General Dentistry 8 Good Toothbrushing Habits

Did you know that your smile is one of the first things other people notice about you? Healthy, beau...

May 8 • 4 min read
Oral Health April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Spring is the season of renewal! Trees are blooming, birds are singing, and…we’re reminding you abou...

Apr 8 • 3 min read
General Dentistry Dental Assistant Recognition Week

Dental Assistants Recognition Week™ (also known as DARW) is held the first full week in March (this ...

Mar 8 • 1 min read
General Dentistry Why Do I Have White Spots on My Teeth?

Everyone wants white teeth, but not so much when that color appears in spots or blotches. Technicall...

Feb 11 • 3 min read
10 Dental New Year's Resolutions

‘Tis the season for reflection and resolutions. Of course, you can improve your oral hygiene any tim...

Jan 8 • 4 min read
Oral Health Holiday Foods that are Good for your Teeth

The holidays are here, and with them come all the joys of the season – lights and decorations, time ...

Dec 7 • 2 min read