Do you have tots with tiny teeth in your home, or are you expecting soon? Are you a teacher, or caregiver for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers? Here are 5 great tips you can share with parents or do starting right now to help those little ones learn to love taking care of their teeth, and have a great experience at dental check-up visits.
In 2015, the 1st Family Dental team set a goal to do more to help our local communities. This year, we set out to donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to help children in the Chicagoland area who are battling childhood diseases. In September, we planned to donate $10 to St. Jude for every child who came in to any 1st Family Dental location for their back-to-school checkup and cleaning. In October, we donated $50 for anyone who started new orthodontic treatment during the month.
December 15th is the deadline to choose a healthcare and/or dental benefit plan through the healthcare exchange. One of the goals of the healthcare exchange, as a part of the Affordable Care Act, is to help you to compare plans and benefits to ensure you are choosing the best plan...
The word “National Treasure” usually conjures up images such as Mount Rushmore, the Lincoln Memorial, or Yellowstone National Park. This Veterans Day, let’s also remember that some of our most precious national treasures are also people.
To all Veterans who have served this wonderful country, we thank you, with all of our hearts.
Here are three ways to help you celebrate Veterans Day and help serve those who have served all of us in the United States.
1st Family Dental’s very own Vicky Khawaja, Marketing Director, had the honor of attending the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s annual Fashion Show in Chicago on November 1. This year’s theme was “Dream a Little Dream.” 1st Family Dental was invited to the event because of our successful campaign to...
Normally we spend a lot of time talking to your parents and other adults about you. Today, we, the Orthodontists at 1st Family Dental, are talking directly to YOU about something extremely important that’s going on for a lot of you right now.
Gap bands. Teens all over the U.S. have been attempting a dangerous trend, attempting to “straighten” or remove a gap between their teeth on their own, using orthodontic rubber bands or other elastics. PLEASE, if you’re thinking about it, read this first.
October is National Orthodontic Health Month, hosted by the American Association of Orthodontics. All month long, we’ll be sharing interesting tips, facts and information about all things braces and orthodontics. You’ll also meet the members of our outstanding orthodontic team, including our orthodontists and staff. Have you been thinking about braces, Invisalign, or other orthodontic treatment to achieve a straight and healthy smile for yourself or a loved one? This month, RIGHT NOW, is the time to come in for a complimentary orthodontic consultation because we’re giving away $500 Amazon.com gift cards for two lucky winners!
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Just because the month is almost over does not mean we’ll stop caring, and we know you won’t stop, either. At 1st Family Dental, we’ve continued our campaign to reach our goal to donate $50,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and we will...
October 1st marks the beginning of the last quarter of 2015. We’ll let that sink in for a moment. Now begins the rapid descent into the end of the year. Colder weather, busy social and school schedules, gift, party and travel and plans for the holidays, that push to complete projects at work before the close of the year.
Aaah, September. No matter which emoji you’re using to describe how you feel about it, there’s no getting around the fact that it’s Back to School time. Parents: How can you get back into the swing of things, get the kids out the door and into the classroom with...