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February 3rd, 2017
America’s First African-American Dentist: Robert Tanner Freeman

In 1867, Robert T. Freeman joined Harvard University’s newly opened school of Dentistry. Two years later, he and George Franklin Grant graduated, becoming the first officially trained African-American dentists in the U.S. Freeman was born to former slaves in 1846 in Washington, DC. At a young age, Freeman became an apprentice to local dentist Henry… Read more »

December 29th, 2016
Better Health Through Oral Health!

By Dr. Sheila Strock As we begin a new year, many of us renew our focus on our health. Keeping your teeth for as long as you live is an excellent goal for long-term health. Start the New Year by taking good care of your teeth! Understanding the threats to our teeth is crucial to… Read more »

September 30th, 2016
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know

Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall health…. Read more »

April 28th, 2016
Older Minnesotan’s Top the Oral Health Charts!

Let’s face it, the state of older Americans’ oral health (and health in general) is insecure. While the reasons for this adversity are complex, among the most prominent are the inability to access healthcare, a general decline of overall health, and lack of knowledge about dental insurance and/or health coverage. To address the conditions impacting… Read more »