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Latest From Our Blog

Nov 08

Dental cavities, or tooth decay, affect over 90% of the U.S. adult population. Gum disease, while less common, still affects an alarming 50% of adults over the age of 30.  U.S. children are suffering too, with tooth decay affecting more than 40% of those between the ages of 2 and 19.  Although gum disease is more common in adults […]

Oct 24

Happy National Dental Hygiene Month!  Many individuals refrain from visiting the dentist for a wide variety of different reasons. If you’re among these thousands of people who don’t enjoy seeing the dentist, it would be wise to spare yourself the stress of frequent dental visits by taking better care of your teeth. When you have […]

Oct 15

Is your anxiety preventing you from taking care of your oral health?  For many people, dental anxiety causes much more than just a little discomfort.  Many individuals find themselves putting off appointments, canceling at the last minute, or even experiencing the severe effects of anxiety, such as panic attacks. It’s not uncommon to be afraid of the […]

Sep 26

Over 65% of adults in the United States visited the dentist at least once in the past 12 months. That staggering statistic indicates Americans are quite proactive in addressing their oral health and this makes the United States one of the most orally conscious countries in the world. And why not?  Taking care of your smile can […]

Sep 25

If you think dentures or dental implants are only for the elderly, think again!  In 2015, it was reported that 53% of people with dentures began wearing them before the age of 44. Dentures and dental implants are much more common than you think. Before you proceed with either of these dental procedures, you’ll need to know […]

Jul 24

ome people enjoy visits to the dentist. They love that clean, fresh feeling they receive from a good dental cleaning. They’ve often had great experiences with their dentist and probably have healthy teeth and gums. Other individuals are terrified to visit the dentist. This fear of the dentist often results from a poor experience and […]

Jul 18

We’ve all been there–it’s late, you’re exhausted, and the last thing you want to do is spend ten minutes taking care of your teeth before collapsing into bed. Here’s the important thing to remember – the health of our mouth is closely linked to the health of your overall body.  In fact, some physicians who […]

Jun 26

Like everything else in life, many people worry about their saliva. Do I have too much, too little, or too much and too little at the same time? Your health really comes down to understanding the Goldilocks zone for many fluids and temperatures. Salvia, in particular, has a significant impact on all aspects of your […]

Apr 24

Aside from a handful of graphic smokeless tobacco warning ads and Michael Douglas’ cautionary PSA campaign, oral cancer probably hasn’t garnered enough media attention to create a blip on your radar – but it should! While oral cancer (oral cavity and oropharynx cancers collectively) accounts for 2.9% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States, […]