Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Oral Cancer Screenings

Every single year in America, over 42,000 individuals will be diagnosed with oral or throat cancer. These cancers are extremely deadly and contain a 5-year survival rate of roughly 64%. This means it is imperative to have it found early on. To help protect your mouth from the dangers of oral cancer, it is important… Read more »

Pregnancy and X-rays

Most people can see that radiation can cause cancer. That’s why we get lots of inquiries and voiced concerns from pregnant mothers who need X-rays for dental procedures. We totally get the concern, and we’d like to answer and resolve it. First, please understand that radiation from X-rays is very low and carries very little… Read more »

All You Need to Know About the Different Types of Mouthwash

Are you interested in adding rinsing with mouthwash to your oral hygiene regimen? If so, you probably have many questions about the type of mouthwash to use. Fortunately, there are different types that can help you achieve the results you want—you just need to know what to look for. To help you, our dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Emergency Dental Care Is Often Necessary When Dealing with a Knocked Out Tooth

Sometimes a blow to the face can carry enough force to cause severe dental trauma. This might cause a tooth to shatter or even break off at the gumline. In an extreme case, the force might be sufficient to sever the periodontal ligaments that anchor a tooth in the gums, effectively knocking it out of… Read more »

Laser Gum Treatments Can Restore Your Healthy Smile

If you need help restoring your smile because of problems with your gums, we can help. A healthy smile is dependent on healthy gums as well as teeth. Unfortunately, gum disease is actually quite common and can invite disastrous effects on your oral health. Caused by dental plaque infecting gum tissue, gum disease results in gum tissue… Read more »

A Fast-Paced Lifestyle Can Affect Your Oral Health

Your smile is faced with many obstacles each day, including threats from sugar, acid, and carbohydrates. Another obstacle is a fast-paced lifestyle, whether you believe it or not. In fact, a fast-paced lifestyle can harm your teeth and gums more than you might realize. This is why our dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Under Armour® Performance Mouth Guards?

Although there are numerous oral health care techniques you can use to keep your mouth clean and fresh, including brushing and flossing daily and visiting your dentist for regular check-ups, it is important to care for your teeth against oral accidents and injuries that can arise. One way to prevent damage is by wearing protective… Read more »

Improve and Enhance Your Smile with Oral Health Care Techniques

Even though it’s easy to dismiss our oral health care as adequate, the truth is that mastering the art of oral health should be a quest that everyone undertakes, because it is one that never truly finished. Even if you do everything right one year for your teeth and gums, the next year you’re your… Read more »

Principles Concerning Oral Cancer

Are you aware that roughly 42,000 people in the United States every year are diagnosed with oral cancer? Given how widespread oral cancer is, you should make the time to have a yearly screening to test for oral cancer. If you notice any indiscretions in your mouth, speak with your dentist about scheduling an oral… Read more »

Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

Snoring can be benign and the result of a structural issue, but it can also can be sign of sleep apnea – where your breathing is obstructed throughout the night, which stops your breathing for a few seconds, often many times an hour. You may be at risk for sleep apnea if you: -Are male… Read more »