Tag Archives: Preventive dentistry

Dr. Holland’s Blog: The HealthPark Vision

The HealthPark Vision “Helping People Help Themselves” has been the vision of HealthPark Dentistry since its inception almost 50 years ago. Dr. Chuck Smith and his staff decided from day one that building a good relationship with our patients was extremely important. This would create a partnership where the patients are comfortable to talk with […]

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Thanksgiving at HealthPark

Our lives seem to get busier every year. I grew up in Tipp during a quieter time when it was easier to slow down to reflect on the year and what we have done to improve the lives of those around us. I don’t thank my staff and the dentists who help me often enough. […]

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News From Dr. Smith’s Desk

This last week I met with the Ohio Dental Association’s Counsel on Dental Care. This Counsel is made up of 15 dentists around Ohio who meet regularly to coach the Ohio Dental Association on how to improve the quality of dental care for the people of Ohio. I have worked for over 20 years to […]

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Don’t Fear the Dentist – Nitrous Oxide Helps!!

Fear of dental procedures – even cleanings – is a major reason people don’t see a dentist.  At HealthPark, we offer nitrous oxide as a simple, safe, and free way to make dental appointments relaxing. Nitrous oxide is a combination of gases the patient breathes in during the appointment to help achieve a more relaxed […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Quilt Fundraiser

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and HealthPark Dentistry is looking to make a difference by raising money for the Pink Ribbon Girls. Loraine Smith made this fantastic quilt and we are selling raffle tickets for $5 each (minimum online purchase is $10 – so 2 tickets through crowdsource.com, individual tickets are being sold at HealthPark for […]

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HealthPark Attends 2014 Ohio Dental Association Conference

On Thursday, September 11 we closed for the day so our dentists could attend Continuing Education classes at the Ohio Dental Association’s Annual Conference. Our staff also went to ODA to go through the exhibit hall and see what exciting new products and technologies we could implement at HealthPark Dentistry to improve the care for […]

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Smith Serves on State Board

Joyell Nevins Record Herald Editor TIPP CITY — Dr. Charles Smith is starting a new year with a new job. No, he’s not leaving HealthPark Dentistry. Rather, he was recently appointed to serve on the State Dental Board. Appointments are officially made by the governor, but screened through the Ohio Dental Association. A friend of […]

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Dr. Charles Smith Acceptance Speech at The Partnership for Excellence 2013 Awards Dinner

HealthPark Dentistry was honored by The Partnership for Excellence (TPE) as a high-performing organization with the 2013 Award for Excellence on Monday. TPE is Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia’s highest honor for performance excellence through innovation, results, and visionary leadership using the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Here is Dr. Smith accepting the award at the dinner: About […]

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Inflation is Hitting the Tooth Fairy Hard

How much does the Tooth Fairy leave for your child after they lose a tooth? When I was growing up, the Tooth Fairy would leave 25 cents under my pillow for a lost tooth. When I woke up and found that quarter, I felt like I had found gold! It seems like a quarter would […]

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What is an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary?

An Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary, or EFDA, performs chair side assistant duties in all phases of restorative, surgical, endodontic, prosthodontic, and periodontal treatment as provided in general dentistry. In Ohio, an EFDA has to complete an Ohio Board-approved EFDA training course that is accredited, which typically involves 9 months of classwork. Other requirements for an […]

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