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Dear Colleague,

Hopefully you enjoyed the holiday season, and are in the midst of a Happy New Year!

We have some exciting things in the works for you in the upcoming months, and will be in touch soon with more details. In the meantime, please let us know if you need anything.

Jeff, Rick, Tim, and Dan
Southern Maine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
131 Johnson Road, Portland, ME
12 Drive In Lane, Windham, ME
20 W. Cole Rd., Biddeford, ME
Jan 15, 2020
Can You Prevent Gum Recession?
Gum recession is an uncomfortable condition in which the gum tissue actually begins to pull away from the teeth. You may notice that your teeth look longer, or notice discolored areas between your gumline and your teeth. Receding …
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Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic dentistry provides a great opportunity for individuals to get a sound and excellent smile transformation from grant winning …
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How to Spot a Common, Potentially Dangerous, Childhood Illness
Nearly all children get respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) by age 2. But just because the infection is common doesn't mean it should …
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Your patients can win with SMOMS!
Thank you so much for sending patients our way for their Third Molars needs. They have entered their names into a drawing for this gift card. We will be choosing a winner this week, which we will mention on our social media pages.
Don't forget to follow us on social media!

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How to avoid tick-borne illnesses
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Drinking Deaths Double in 2 Decades With Faster Rate for Women
Deaths from boozing and bingeing more than doubled in the past two decades, as alcohol consumption per person rose 8%, with sharp …
How to Deal With an ACL Tear—And What You Can Do to Prevent It in the First Place
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A Good Night's Sleep Might Reduce Anxiety
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Protecting Your Eyes in a Screen-Focused World
The good news is that, as part of the brain, our eyes share in our brain's innate adaptability. The not so great news is …
Bottom Line Inc
"We're supposed to stop for a mini exercise break twice a day. Do tantrums count?"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
How many bones does your big toe have?
See the answer below.
Bladder Issues
Numerous ladies, youthful and old, experience the ill effects of bladder issues. These issues range from the …
Alternative Medicine
What Year Was It?
Boston Thieves Pull Off Historic Robbery
What Year
11 men steal more than $2 million from the Brinks Armored Car depot in Boston, Massachusetts. It was the perfect crime - almost - as the culprits weren't caught until January 1956, just days before the statute of limitations for the theft expired.
The day was Jan 17. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise"
Benjamin Franklin
Trivia Answer
How many bones does your big toe have?
Answer: Two, the rest of your toes have only one.
Southern Maine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
131 Johnson Rd
Portland, ME 04102
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