While you may be aware of all the physical signs of aging, most people don’t think about the fact that your teeth are affected by aging as well. September is Healthy Aging Month, which was established over 16 years ago to broaden the awareness of the positive side of aging and to motivate improved health, financial and overall wellness. Factors such as taking certain medications, medical treatments, concerns about financial stability, and natural progression of age can create concerns for your oral health.
The end of the summer ushers in the beginning of the new school year for an estimated 56 million students this fall and Dr. Wade Kifer wants everyone to start the season off right. This month is designated as National Immunization Awareness month and healthcare providers around the country are supporting the healthy back-to-school initiative. Every year the American Dental Association and Wade Kifer, DDS join together to remind parents and caregivers to include a dental examination as part of their children’s back-to-school health routines.
We are advocating that these appointments include immunizations and an all-over health check-up, as well as a dental check-up with our office. What some people ...
Our patients often wonder when they should start bringing their children in for dental exams and cleanings. According to the American Dental Association, children should begin seeing a dentist within 6 months of the first tooth erupting, but no later than their 1st birthday.
Did you know that cavities are a transmissible disease? That means that you can pass the cavity causing bacteria to your children by sharing drinks or silverware, or even just by kissing their sweet faces. Teeth are susceptible to decay as soon as they begin breaking through the gums.
The first visit we like to refer to as a “happy visit”. It ...
Dr. Wade Kifer D.D.S. Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Will be holding a school supply drive benefiting children affected by the Oklahoma Tornadoes.
Some of the high demand items are:
You can donate these items until Thursday August 1stat our office –
Dr. Wade Kifer, DDS
Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
1845 Green Acres Rd. Fayetteville, AR 72703
Thank you for supporting these families in need!