Happy New Year!

  • By Sara Polito
  • 04 Jan, 2017
It’s 2017, and frankly, we couldn’t be happier – last year was kind of a rough ride at times, but you take the bad with the good, and here at Goliad Dental, we are always looking for the positive things in life. It’s important to find things that make you smile because thinking about them […]
Since we take care of people’s teeth, the habits we like to talk about most involve oral hygiene. Are you brushing twice a day and flossing at least once ? Because those are the two daily habits that are the most essential for healthy teeth and gums. But you should also get in the habit of scheduling biannual checkups because those make sure your daily regimen of mouth maintenance is doing what it’s supposed to. But besides daily brushing and flossing and two visits to the dentist a year, another habit you should add to your daily routine is drinking water.
No matter how you do on your other resolutions (we understand if you don’t master “learn another language” or don’t make it to the gym), at least do your utmost to stick to the ones that help your teeth. Good habits can form as easily as bad habits, and once you’ve made those good habits part of your routine, it’ll be like they were always there, just like the positive side to life!
By Sara Polito 08 Jun, 2017
Summer officially arrives this month, and while we’re thinking about it, so does Father’s Day, so be sure to take your kids tie shopping, because what would a Father’s Day be if Dad didn’t get a tie? You should also take him out for a steak dinner, or better yet, the dad in your house […]
By Sara Polito 04 May, 2017
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14. For all you moms out there, it’s a day of honor, where your families (hopefully) treat you like the incredible people you are – maybe you get a nice brunch or dinner, or some cards or your favorite treat. Maybe your kids give you a break from doing laundry […]
By Sara Polito 05 Apr, 2017
If you or a loved one needs another reason to quit smoking, April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and there is a bounty of information on how this particular form of cancer is entirely preventable. Statistically, oral and pharyngeal cancer – the cancers that affect the mouth and upper part of your throat – cause […]
By Sara Polito 02 Mar, 2017
Good news: we can help you with your calculus. Oh, not the kind you take in high school or college – at Goliad Dental, we’ve definitely done enough math in our day, but we’re thankfully far removed from having to take exams – but the kind that builds up on your teeth. Put simply, the […]
By Sara Polito 02 Feb, 2017
Have you come across some useful “life hacks” lately? Whether it’s an innovative way to turn a toilet paper roll into an iPhone speaker or plastic bottles repurposed to wrap up extension cords, life hacks are fun little ways to spruce up your routine and improve your happiness. We’re not as creative as whoever turned […]
By Sara Polito 04 Jan, 2017
It’s 2017, and frankly, we couldn’t be happier – last year was kind of a rough ride at times, but you take the bad with the good, and here at Goliad Dental, we are always looking for the positive things in life. It’s important to find things that make you smile because thinking about them […]
By Sara Polito 08 Dec, 2016
The holidays are all about sharing and giving to others, but it’s also good to treat yourself to a present, especially if you’re in charge of running your family’s holiday show – we know that with all the stress of decorating the house, shopping for gifts, attending pageants, and room-momming parties, you might find yourself […]
By Sara Polito 03 Nov, 2016
Do you get a flu shot every year? Some people don’t, and a lot of these people never get the bug. Maybe these people have really strong immune systems, or maybe they are just always fortunate to avoid contact with contagious people. Or maybe these people who manage to escape the flu without a flu […]
By Sara Polito 05 Oct, 2016
It’s October, and along with the World Series and the start of the NBA season, the month is notable for the party holiday that comes at the end of it – Halloween. While adults certainly enjoy costumed Halloween festivities, the holiday is usually associated with kids tramping around looking for candy. When you run a […]
By Sara Polito 08 Sep, 2016
As if mothers-to-be didn’t have enough to think about already (that baby room wallpaper isn’t going to choose itself, after all), a professor of dental science at Texas A&M says that a child’s dental health actually starts at conception. If you’re an expectant mother before you heave a sigh of “Oy vey!”, what this really […]
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