Love your teeth while on vacation!
added on: October 4, 2017

  Vacations are a fun, relaxing time from work, school and the stresses of daily life. Traveling and being on vacation can make it difficult to care for your mouth as you exit from routine. To help avoid taking a vacation from your oral health care, I have provided a… Read More…

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Tend to that toothache.
added on: June 13, 2017

Abscessed teeth can affect your overall health when left untreated. Abscesses are an oral infection at the root of the tooth.  It can be caused by severe tooth decay, deep filling work, medical conditions that weaken the immune system, trauma, or fractures and breaks that may allow bacteria to travel… Read More…

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month
added on: April 12, 2017

April is oral cancer awareness month. In our office we do an extensive oral cancer screening, checking lymph nodes and glands on the neck.  We evaluate the soft tissues in the mouth including tongue, cheeks, lips, floor and roof of the mouth, and the tonsil area. During the evaluation we… Read More…

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How lucky!
added on: March 10, 2017

Advancements in dentistry have come a long way.  Dentistry dates back with evidence to 7000 B.C. The first dental filling was made with beeswax.  Barbers and general physicians were the ones to perform dental procedures prior to dentistry being its own profession. Barbers usually limited themselves to extractions.  Dental fillings weren’t… Read More…

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Fluoride
added on: February 7, 2017

Fluoride is a natural element found in many things.  There are two different kinds of fluoride. They include topical and systemic. Topical is your most common type of fluoride, found at the dental office and at home products.  Topical is applied directly to the tooth structure.  It can be used in… Read More…

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Smile in the new year!!
added on: January 3, 2017

Are you comfortable with your smile? Do you have malodor? Are you having pain or discomfort? Do you bleed when you floss? Knowing more about your mouth is an excellent New Year’s resolution! Did you know that you are 70% more likely to complete your goals if you write them… Read More…

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Floss who.
added on: October 5, 2016

Floss who. Articles have been coming up about the ineffectiveness of flossing. Do we really need to floss? Is it really helping? From a hygienist perspective, the answer is it depends. You really only need to take care of the ones that you want to keep, and when it comes… Read More…

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