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Dear Colleague,

Here we are in the midst of the busy holiday season, and we would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your staff a wonderful December.

Thank You as always for having us on your patient care team, and please let us know if you need anything.

Jeff, Rick, Tim, and Dan
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Southern Maine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
131 Johnson Road, Portland, ME
12 Drive In Lane, Windham, ME
20 W. Cole Rd., Biddeford, ME
Dec 11, 2019
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Should You Brush or Floss Your Teeth First?
There are three types of oral hygiene people in this world: Those who floss religiously, just like their dentists taught them; those who only floss when there’s something noticeably stuck between their teeth; and those who never …
Allure
This is how many times a day you should brush your teeth
You know that co-worker who’s always brushing their teeth in the office bathroom? The one you look at kinda weird as they spit into the …
Well and Good
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US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus
The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun …
ABC News
3rd Molars Season is here, and your patients can win!
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Each of your patients having their wisdom teeth removed at SMOMS will be invited to enter a drawing for a pair of Seadogs tickets AND a $10 souvenir certificate! We will choose 1 winner per office the 1st of the month throughout the summer.
SMOMS
Navigated Surgery is here at SMOMS!
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We are very excited to be using the latest advancement in Implant Surgery; the X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation system! This level of precision ensures your patients less pain and faster healing times. Please reach out to us with any questions.
SMOMS
Psoriasis: Symptoms and Causes
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin problem that usually manifests as plaques and erythematous papules covered with silvery scales. The …
Alternative Medicine
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To Stent or Not to Stent? Breakthrough Heart Study Results
I will never forget that meeting. I was in the middle of my cardiology fellowship, speaking to the physicians and the cardiologists …
Bottom Line Inc
How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays
Stay moving: This doesn't always have to mean going to the gym. Maybe you don't have access to your regular facility. Try bundling …
Inspire Health Magazine
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Here's Why You Keep Waking Up At The Same Time Every Night
If you're prone to waking up in the middle of the night, this scenario is probably too familiar: You wake up, it's pitch black …
Huffington Post
What Oral Health Concerns Are Caused by Dry Mouth?
If you've ever been dehydrated, you know the feeling of a dry mouth. Your mouth may feel sticky or uncomfortable, or your breath may …
Your Dental Health Resource
Cartoon
"it's a smoke detector. It tells me if I'm exercising hard enough to burn fat!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Pocahontas Marries John Rolfe
What Year
Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Indian confederacy, marries English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia.
The day was Dec 11. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"If you're happy, if you're feeling good, then nothing else matters."
Robin Wright
Trivia
When were Fortune Cookies invented?
See the answer below.
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Trivia Answer
When were Fortune Cookies invented?
Answer: In 1916 by George Jung, a Los Angeles noodle maker.