Livingston County is an incredibly generous and supportive community. There are many resources available for those in need, ranging from food security, health, transportation, veteran services, education, senior services, resale stores and more. Read on to see some of the resources that may be available to you, your friends, family or neighbors. Food Insecurity Resources
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What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth, also called “third molars,” are the last teeth to develop and grow into the mouth. They are located in the very back of the mouth, near the entrance to the throat. Wisdom teeth usually finish their development between the ages of 15-21 years, a time that is traditionally seen
Check out these fun facts about dentistry and your teeth! If you don’t floss, you’re missing out on cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. The average woman smiles 62 times a day while the average man smiles 8 times a day. More people use blue toothbrushes compared to red ones. A snail’s mouth is no
The Victors for Veterans program recently finished its fall 2020 round of patients. In this post you can read more about the Victors for Veterans program at VINA and learn more about one of the veterans in the program.
When you come in for your six-month cleanings, your hygienist is cleaning your teeth but also paying attention for some important warning signs. These warning signs can be about potential problems with your oral health or your overall health. If you have any of these warning signs, be sure to call your dentist soon for
VINA has four different trips across the country to bid on in the Spring “Out of Quarantine” Virtual Silent Auction. The auction opens April 14, 2021 at 6 am and closes April 17, 2021 at 5 pm. The first national auction item is a trip to sunny Arizona! Bidders have the chance to win a
VINA has updated our x-ray system! We previously had been using a film developing system to take x-rays and this system is both outdated and outmoded because it leaves dental professionals dependent on the developer. We experienced breakdowns in the developer earlier this year and decided to convert to a digital x-ray, as we believe
VINA Community Dental Center is counting down the days to the VINA Spring “Out of Quarantine” Silent Auction, taking place virtually from April 14, 2021 through April 17, 2021. The silent auction features a variety of auction items providing experiences and trips to safely “spring” back into the world as the weather warms up and
Your overall health starts with your oral health. What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is a gum infection that comes from bacteria buildup in plaque. The plaque and bacteria build up on teeth from food and drinks and then stick to teeth and gums and become inflamed. Left unremoved, plaque can get further and further