Newsletter latest update Aug 14, 2019
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Dear Colleague,

Summer is here! Our schedule fills up fast during the summer months, and we would love to see your patients. Hopefully they will call one of our three locations soon.

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

Jeff, Rick, Tim, and Dan
The surgeons of SMOMS
Southern Maine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
131 Johnson Road, Portland, ME
12 Drive In Lane, Windham, ME
20 W. Cole Rd., Biddeford, ME
Aug 14, 2019
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3rd Molars Season is here, and your patients can win!
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.
Navigated Surgery is here at SMOMS!
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.
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"After age 40, all food is bad for you. Learn how to chew air and eat rocks."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
What type of foods should be avoided or severely restricted on a low-carb diet? Meats, Eggs, Grains or Vegetables
See the answer below.
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Quote of the Week
"We didn't starve, but we didn't eat chicken unless we were sick, or the chicken was."
Bernard Malamud
Trivia Answer
What type of foods should be avoided or severely restricted on a low-carb diet? Meats, Eggs, Grains or Vegetables
Answer: Both whole and refined grains are high in carbohydrates.
Southern Maine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
131 Johnson Rd
Portland, ME 04102
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