Spring is the new Summer.

As the hearty early spring blooms start to peek their new leaves through the morning frost and as we think about springing forward, it might just be time to make March your month to prepare for summer! The benefits of a great smile are probably far more wide-reaching than you realize. Studies have shown that(…)

Every month is February?

If you have children? If you are part of the Finney Family Dental family? It’s Children’s Dental Health Month every month! This month is great opportunity to start new habits, lead by example, and demonstrate to our little ones that good habits start at home. With a tiny bit of diligence, your children can have(…)

How to not break your resolutions

Fortunately or unfortunately, it turns out that most New Year’s resolutions fail. Mostly we fail them. Experts estimate that only 8% of us are successful in keeping true to ourselves and establishing new goals. There are any number of ways that you can increase the odds, though! When you’re making goals, be very specific, for(…)

Pick the carrot!

Since we’re several generations of dentists serving Marion, Ohio since 1936, we’ve decided that every December, we’ll consider something novel for the holidays. Your perfect smile. How novel is that? We’ve decided that helping people smile confidently for all those decades gives us a certain license. So this December, it’s your smile we’re thinking about.(…)

Spread out the gratitude!

We’ve come to November, that momentous months where things seem to come together. It’s the peak of fall colors across much of the country. It’s time we exercise our democratic rights and responsibilities by voting in or out our elected officials. Football moves into a more critical phase of its season and we all, collectively,(…)

October means lots of things!

The season of ghosts and goblins has finally arrived to the delight of most children! Halloween also makes many parents fear the onslaught of sugar that compromises their children’s diets. This year, why not enjoy the fun but celebrate Dental Hygiene Month for a Healthy Halloween! Choose healthy treats for trick-or-treaters! There are many options(…)

Brush your teeth, postpone Alzheimer’s.

Taking care of your teeth can be a repetitive hassle. Taking care of your teeth can also be a refreshing part of a calming routine for waking up or getting ready for bed. What’s also true is that taking care of your oral health is more important to your overall health than we ever knew(…)

It’s our 4th Annual Drive for the Troops!

Did you know that Finney Family Dentistry has been proudly serving the Marion, Ohio community since 1936? It’s true. And for the past four years, we’re building on a new tradition of partnering with The American Red Cross to aid our troops—our hometown heroes—serving our country. All throughout July and August, we are gladly accepting(…)

Battling the Sexes on Father’s Day?

The differences between men and women are extensive, especially when it comes to taking care of one’s health. According to the Centers for Disease Control, compared to men, women are better about seeing their physician for routine check-ups and are more likely to schedule a doctor visit when feeling sick or injured. And now, new(…)

A mother’s love…

There is truly something special about a mother’s love. Perhaps Rudyard Kipling said it best, with his famous quote, “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” Nothing brings a tear to our eyes more easily than a story of a tender moment between a mother and her child. Social media is bursting(…)

Not everyone can see it…

It’s April. That means a number of things to a number of people. We like to remember that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a sad fact that cancer of the mouth and upper throat collectively kill nearly one person every hour of every day of the year. Of the people newly diagnosed with(…)

It’s Time to Celebrate!

On March 6th, we celebrated National Dentists Day—a day where we can all take a minute to celebrate those select people who’ve made our mouths their business. As it turns out, we here at Finney Family Dental try to celebrate dentists every day. We try to set a high bar for our patients care, lead(…)

Welcome to February!

At Finney Family Dental, it is Children’s Dental Health Month every month! The oral health of the smallest (and cutest) members of you family begins right there with you. Mom and dad have the biggest impact on establishing excellent routines—dental, dietary, movement and everything. Your pattern become their patterns. Remember your dailies: floss once, brush(…)