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A Look Inside the Minds of Children When They Think about the Dentist

At Sinick Family Dentistry, we welcome patients of all ages – including children. As part of our commitment to our community, offering children’s dentistry in our Medina dental office helps us work with parents to develop a healthy foundation for the future of the most precious smiles.Developing a positive attitude about dentistry and their dentist will help children learn what they need to know to care for their own teeth and gums when they are ready.What Forms Children’s Opinions?A recent study published in the US National Library of Medicine looked at what forms children’s opinions about their trips to the dental office, and the kids revealed some interesting information ...

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New Sinick Family Dental Photo Scholarship!!

We are proud to announce the First Annual Sinick Family Dental Photo Scholarship!Do you know a Medina High School Senior? Are they interested in photography? Would they like a chance to have their work displayed in our office for a full year and win a $1000 scholarship? Please let them know about this scholarship as we would love to have them apply! Please see below for the information for the scholarship.Sinick Family Dental Photo ScholarshipThe $1000 scholarship is eligible to ...

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Are You a Morning Person? So Are We! New Morning Hours!!!

Since we began having early morning 7:00 am appointments about a year and a half ago they have quickly become our most sought after time to make appointments. We understand that you have lives and need to get to work or school. We want to help make your life a little easier if we can.Beginning in July 2018 we will be adding a second day where we begin seeing patients at 7:00 am. We will be changing our hours on Thursdays to 7:00 am to 3 pm.If you are a morning person and want to come see us before you head in to work, school, or begin your day please ...

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Children Are Seeing the Dentist in Droves - Is Yours One of Them?

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Do you know what the number one childhood disease is? You might guess the common cold or asthma, but you would be wrong!According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, dental caries (cavities) are the number one chronic childhood disease. Fortunately, however, the ADA Health Policy Institute has released statistics indicating that more children than ever are receiving essential dental care. In 2015 only 10% of US children did not have any form of coverage, which is the lowest it has ever been.Protect Your Child’s Quality of LifeLack of treatment for kids results in poor oral health that impacts their well-being and their quality of life. Children with chronic dental problems ...

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Regular Dental Visits Improve Your Overall Health

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We are fortunate to have extensive access to information that helps us make better choices to improve our overall health. But if you aren’t paying attention to your dental health, you are missing a big part of the picture.As dentists, we are more aware now than ever before of how closely connected oral health is to your general health and well-being. Study after study points to this connection and sheds new light on what this means to you. The fact is that we now know that poor oral health can contribute to complications with many conditions like heart and respiratory disease, diabetes, and stroke. Chronic decay and infections can even ...

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You Can Floss Your Teeth Like a Pro

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Many people make the mistake of thinking that excellent brushing habits alone are enough to keep teeth healthy. We understand that flossing takes a few extra minutes out of your busy day, but we can assure you that it is time well spent!Flossing is Essential!We stress the importance of flossing because no matter how well you brush, you are only cleaning the surfaces of your teeth. Bacteria often reside in the gaps between your teeth, and if you don’t use floss to clean these spaces, plaque will build up and eventually lead to cavities and gum disease.Tips for Flossing Like a ProNow that you understand why flossing is important, here ...

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3 Reasons Why It's Time to Let Go of Dental Anxiety

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Dental anxiety is a problem that affects millions of people. Research from the National Institutes of Health indicates that anxiety affects 80% of Americans and up to 14% of those experience intense anxiety. The same study confirms that anxious patients commonly suffer from more decayed or missing teeth compared to non-anxious patients.If you are a fearful patient, Medina dentist Dr. Christopher Sinick would like you to know that you don’t have to sacrifice your oral health because of anxiety. Past negative dental experiences are often the cause of stress; however, as we learn more about anxiety and how it affects our patients' oral health, we continually look for new ...

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  • "I was a patient of Dr. Hagen's for 34 years. Dr. Sinick and his staff made the transition very smooth for me." - Denise Reynolds

  • "Some faces changed at the dental office here. However, the good service and professionalism continues. We had a few emergencies in the course of a few days and we're able to get them successfully and painlessly done. Dr. Michael Hagen replaced himself with a caring and equal person in Dr. Sinick."- Jean Heidinger

  • "I would like to take a moment to introduce you to the BEST family dental in Medina County. Next time you are in need of dental work for your family please try Sinick Family Dental! Dr. Chris Sinick and his wonderful staff will do everything to make your dental visit pleasant and effective. "- Kathlene McDonough