Category: Dental Board of California

The Crack of the Bat, the Roar of the Crowd, and Ways to Stay in the Game

Yesterday was Opening Day 2018 for Major League Baseball (MLB), and the list of MLB players on the injured list is already long—25 for the Oakland A’s, L.A. Dodgers, L.A. Angels, San Diego Padres, and San Francisco Giants combined. How can there be so many injured players on the list on the first day of…

Are you Afraid of Going to the Dentist?

For some people, a trip to the dentist can prompt a lot of uncomfortable feelings that may keep them from getting regular dental care. Just the thought of scheduling an appointment can bring up feelings of fear, nervousness, embarrassment or anxiety. First of all, know that you are not alone. According to Columbia University College…

Your Healthy Summer

The official start of summer is around the corner. Warmer, longer days usually mean squeezing in as much activity as possible. That’s why now is the perfect time to take stock of your health and strive for improvements. Start out in the right direction by heading outdoors. According to a study from Environmental Science &…

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Fluoridated water is the focus of the American Dental Association‘s (ADA’s), message for this year’s National Children’s Dental Health Month. The slogan “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile” is featured on the ADA 2017 campaign poster as part of its effort to promote good oral health for young people and their caregivers. Decades of research…

Get it While it’s Hot: Check out the Summer Issue of Consumer Connection

Summer’s not over yet. There’s still time to take a road trip to one of California’s many state parks. From beaches and deserts to redwood forests and mountain summits, California parks offer a variety of amazing and beautiful sites to explore. The Consumer Connection article “Time for a Road Trip!” details 10 state parks—including Angel Island,…

DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back is Saturday

This Saturday, get rid of unused, expired and unwanted drugs at the 10th Annual DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. On September 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., hundreds of locations throughout the state will accept unneeded and expired prescription drugs, including controlled substances, for safe and legal disposal. The Take-Back event aims to…