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Earth Day

April 17th, 2024

The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Earth Day celebration took place on April 22, 1970, and a surprising 20 million people participated on that day. Ultimately, it became the largest organized…
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Electric or Manual Toothbrush: Why It Does (and Doesn't) Matter

April 10th, 2024

You live in the golden age of toothbrushes. Until a few decades people used twigs or brushes made from animal hair to clean their teeth: not very soft and none too effective. Now, you have a choice of manual brushes with soft, medium, or hard bristles. Or you might choose to go with an electric…
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Happy Spring!

April 8th, 2024

“Terrific staff, talented doctor and a warm office setting. I’ve been with Dr. Esler since 1999. I highly recommend this business!!” – John H. Spring is a magical time of year, full of transformation and new beginnings. As the weather finally starts to warm up, we can't help but feel a sense of excitement and…
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Do Spring Allergies Mean (B)Looming Dental Problems?

April 3rd, 2024

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers bring . . . allergies. If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies, you might be suffering some dental side effects as well. When you have pollen allergies, pollen triggers your body’s immune system to release histamines. Histamines are part of the…
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