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Is your dentist gay friendly?

By | 2018-06-14T16:44:35+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Our Team|

Happy Pride Month! What is Pride Month? Pride Month is the entire month of June, when the world's LGBTQ communities come together to commemorate, recognize, and inspire those who have helped fight for and positively impacted the rights of the LGBTQ community. This is a special month for me, not only because my birthday is [...]

Doesn’t a girl normally clean my teeth? Thoughts from a male dental hygienist

By | 2018-05-16T16:36:42+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Our Team|

I understand that it can be a surprise to some people to see a male dental hygienist. "Are you a new dentist here?" "No, I'm a hygienist, and I’ll be taking care of you today." "Oh okay, normally a girl cleans my teeth." Over the past two years in dental hygiene school at Columbus State, [...]

Tasty and tooth-friendly soft drink alternatives

By | 2018-04-19T12:24:30+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Oral Health Tips|

From dental care to general health, it’s likely that no food or drink gets mentioned more as a bad decision than sugary soda. Soft drinks find themselves in the spotlight (or crosshairs) for good reason. They are absolutely loaded with sugar, and pretty much nothing else. Here are some tasty options to consider as soft [...]

Preventative cleanings are about more than cavities

By | 2018-03-22T18:43:55+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Our Team|

Have you ever been sitting at your desk, in the grocery store, or doing something other than thinking about getting your teeth cleaned when your phone rings? You look at your phone and you see Schumacher & Bauer. Well, it’s me, calling to remind me you about preventative cleanings. You know why I’m calling, so [...]

Dental insurance vs. our preventative care package

By | 2018-02-14T15:30:44+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Our Team|

As one of the insurance coordinators at Schumacher & Bauer, I get asked all the time “Why do I even have dental insurance?” Insurance can be confusing, but we're fortunate to have a great preventative care package for patients who may not have dental insurance. I have a real love/hate relationship with dental insurance. I [...]

Don’t believe the hype: Natural looking veneers can’t be bought online

By | 2018-01-24T15:24:51+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Our Team|

My mom texted me a picture today attached to an article posted on Inside Edition and said “I want these veneers!” After I finished laughing, I replied “Oh my, they look so natural!” Of course I was being sarcastic. More laughing from both of us followed. These “teeth” ordered online were not natural looking veneers. [...]