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Men's Health

Every November as we raise awareness in the importance of men's health issues related to prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men's suicide, it is important to pause and recognize the overall importance of the health of the body.

Nov 24th, 2020
Occlusal Guards ...Do I really need one?

Times are changing and lifes getting stressful, throughout COVID we have seen many fractured teeth emergencies. Some emergencies have been due to patients who clench and grind their teeth. The additional pressure from patients environments are resulting in

Nov 7th, 2020
At Home Whitening Trays vs. Zoom Whitening

Staining can be a result of environmental, pharmacological medicines, or be genetic nature. Majority of surface stains on our teeth are caused by common foods and drinks that are a part of our regular diets.

Oct 28th, 2020
The Paramount Importance of pH

The average pH of our saliva is 6.7 pH is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution on a logarithmic scale. The range is 0-14 and 7 is neutral. Greater than seven is a basic solution and less than seven is an acidic solution.

Oct 20th, 2020
Sugary Snacks...Beware!

With Halloween just less than two weeks away - be weary of those sugary snacks and treats. Many look forward to the sweets and treats of Halloween. But how do these sweets affect your dental health?

Oct 15th, 2020
Little Teeth, Big Smiles – Pediatric Dentistry

A child’s first tooth typically erupts between five to eight months. It is usually the child’s bottom front teeth. Second to follow are the child’s top front teeth. Teeth will erupt in a symmetrical fashion and typically by 3 years old a child has all 20 o

Sep 30th, 2020
Oral Cancer Screening

“Close to 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 9,750 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 53,000 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will b

Sep 8th, 2020
Back to School Dental Check-ups – Pediatric Dentistry

Summertime after the fourth of July goes by in a blink and before most know it – it’s time for Back to School. As you and your child prepare with new backpacks, new learning materials, it’s also a great time to bring your child to the dentist. Schedules...

Aug 12th, 2020
Diabetes & Dentistry

At the start of every dental visit your provider will review your medical history and medications. One of the most common chronic diseases in patients is Diabetes. “10.5% of the U.S. Population has diabetes.”*

Jul 31st, 2020
Bleeding Gums

One of the most common dental concerns we hear from patients is “my gums bleed when I brush.” According to the CDC, around 47% of adults over age 30 have some form of periodontal disease.

Mar 5th, 2020
Wellness Trends and Your Teeth

With the new year upon us, the internet and social media are buzzing with wellness trends guaranteed to make 2020 your healthiest year yet.

Jan 21st, 2020
Adjuncts to Brushing and Flossing

At your recall appointments, I am sure your dentist asks about brushing and flossing. How many times per day do you brush? How often are you flossing? While these are the workhorses for maintaining your oral hygiene, there are a myriad of other tools you c

Dec 30th, 2019
A Brush-Up on Brushing

When you walk into any pharmacy, the sheer volume of toothbrushes, toothpastes, and other oral care products can be overwhelming. What type of toothbrush should you be using and how? In this blog post, we’ll tackle all of your questions about brushing.

Dec 16th, 2019
The Knocked Out (Avulsed) Tooth

Knocking out a tooth, otherwise known as avulsion, can be a scary thing! Avulsion accounts for 0.3-5% of all dental injuries. This is one of the most serious dental injuries and many studies have shown that the first few mi

Dec 9th, 2019
Internal Bleaching

You’ve had a root canal on one of your front teeth and now you’ve noticed the tooth is turning gray. Now what? Sometimes changing the temporary filling in the back with a permanent white filling is enough to eliminate this graying. If not, internal bleachi

Nov 25th, 2019
Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride prevents dental caries by inhibiting demineralization of enamel and encouraging remineralization of demineralized enamel.

Aug 25th, 2020

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