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Enjoy That Nibble of Cheese - It's Also Benefitting Your Oral Health

Mystery writer Avery Aames once said, "Life is great. Cheese makes it better." Billions of people around the world would tend to agree. Humanity has been having a collective Read More

Changes Coming in the Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry

In a little over a century, antibiotics have changed the face of healthcare. We no longer fear cholera, strep throat or even a small cut as our forebears did Read More

How You Can Help Your Smile Stay Attractive as You Get Older

We can't stop getting older or completely avoid many of the consequences that come with aging. Even so, there are things we can do to age more gracefully. That includes Read More

Infection Control at the Dental Office Isn't Something New

In the midst of the current global pandemic, we're all focused on staying healthy and avoiding infection. For many, their first thought before resuming any regular activity is, “Will Read More

How to Ensure Your Child's Teeth and Gums Stay Healthy Now and Later

Being a parent can be a rewarding role. But it's also hard work, especially the effort required in keeping children healthy. In that respect, there's one area you don't Read More

Don't Let Acid Reflux Disease Rob You of Your Teeth

Heartburn is a big problem: Each year we Americans spend around $10 billion on antacid products, twice as much as for over-the-counter pain relievers. It's an even bigger problem Read More

The Day After Labor Day: Renew Your Focus on Your Family's Oral Health

Officially, Labor Day honors the contributions of America's working men and women. Unofficially, the long holiday weekend in early September marks the end of the laid-back summer season. The Read More

4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School

The final quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year was like no other in modern history. Because of COVID-19, U.S. schools and colleges lay dormant as millions of students carried Read More

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life

As we get older, we become more susceptible to chronic health conditions like diabetes, heart disease or arthritis. We can also begin to see more problems with our teeth Read More

Why Gum Disease Could Affect More Than Your Oral Health

Do you know the top cause for adult tooth loss? If you guessed tooth decay, you’re close—but not quite. The same goes if you said accidents or teeth grinding. Read More

Preserving the Pulp is Priority One with a Newly Erupted Permanent Tooth

The change from primary teeth to permanent is an announcement to the world that a boy or girl is "growing up." "Growing up," though, is still not "grown"—the new Read More

Chronic Mouth Breathing Could Create Conditions for a Poor Bite

Breathing: You hardly notice it unless you're consciously focused on it—or something's stopping it! So, take a few seconds and pay attention to your breathing. Then ask yourself this question—are Read More

This Rare Tongue Condition Often Looks Worse than it Actually is

There are a few mouth conditions so rare most of us have never heard of them. Geographic tongue would fall into this category, affecting only one to three percent Read More

A New School Year, A New Beginning

Like a second New Year’s Day, the month of September offers its own chance to make a brand new start: It’s back-to-school season! This can be an exhilarating time—a Read More

It's Spring Cleaning Time...for Your Teeth!

The arrival of spring often serves as inspiration to clean house and create an environment that’s bright and fresh. Here at the dental office, we can do the same Read More

Cracked Mouth Corners can be Irritating - Here's How to Treat Them

As dentists, we often see other mouth problems besides those with teeth and gums. One of the most common is cracking around the corners of the mouth. Although usually Read More

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