Clarendon Dental Arts Blog –
Caring for your Mouth, Mind & Body

Danine Fresch Gray, DDS

Isn’t a toothbrush just a toothbrush?

What is all the latest hype with toothbrushes?  Isn’t a toothbrush just a toothbrush?  No! One of the easiest, best changes you can make to your home oral health care… Read more »

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Sharing Our Passion, Encouraging Patients + a visit to Waffle House!

Our CDA practice prides itself in working together.  Teamwork helps us to share our passion with ease and to encourage patients to strengthen their lifestyle choices. THE RETREAT  Recently the… Read more »

What Dental Health Has to Do with Diabetes

2017  CDC figures 30.3 million U.S. people have diabetes (9.4% of population)- 23.8% with disease are not yet diagnosed!  75% of adults have a degree of periodontal disease-from gingivitis to severe… Read more »

Dry Eyes, Dry Mouth? Might be Sjogren’s Syndrome

Dry Eyes? Dry Mouth? Joint pain and/or fatigue? Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects the salivary and lacrimal glands, resulting in the classic presentation of… Read more »


Vegas Baby! And learn we did!

One of Clarendon Dental Arts’ core values is continuing education. I take over 100 hours of continuing education each year-and our team is up to 200 hours this year. I… Read more »

A Person Dies from Oral Cancer Every Hour

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month! Clarendon Dental Arts takes Oral Cancer seriously (please read through  to the alarming statistics and risk factors below). We perform oral cancer exams at… Read more »

STRAIGHT TALK about Crooked Teeth

While many might believe that pretty straight teeth are purely cosmetic, nothing could be further from the truth. Straight teeth are HEALTHIER teeth. Straight, properly aligned teeth can help you… Read more »

Anne Culbert Running the MCM for RunningBrooke

We are super proud of our own Anne Culbert for not only running the Marine Corps Marathon, but her heart for helping RunningBrooke - to raise funds for programs serving the… Read more »

For Your Mouth, Mind & Body This Fall!

Pumpkin – Not just for decorating - Pumpkin pulp is dense in Vitamin A & C, and its tasty seeds (pepitas) are rich in phytosterols, which may help to lower cholesterol…. Read more »

Feeling Guilty About Not Flossing? Maybe There’s No Need…

Maybe there’s no need for flossing… said no dentist! A NY Times article on Tuesday, on the effects/need for flossing, stated: The American Academy of Periodontology acknowledged that most of… Read more »