Hey, 20-Somethings: Oral Cancer Is A Thing

The 20-something years are often the life season in which young adults are pretty sure they know everything. It is the decade of making independent life decisions in areas such as college, career, and relationships. Unfortunately, many 20-somethings fail to heed the advice they learned in early childhood about the importance of seeing a dentist, believing they are impervious to the serious consequences of neglecting oral care. Further, the warnings they received about smoking (or chewing) tobacco are sometimes brushed aside. Read More 

Why Dentists Use Composite Fillings Instead Of Silver Ones

If you have silver-colored fillings (amalgams) in your mouth, chances are they have been there a while. Most dentists no longer use silver fillings because better options are available. If you find out that you have a cavity, you will need to get it fixed by having it removed and replaced with a filling. When this process takes place, you will most likely receive a filling that is white. White fillings are generally made of a composite material and offer benefits over silver fillings. Read More 

Perio Protect - A Simple Yet Innovative Way For Diabetics To Prevent Gum Disease

Did you know that a health risk associated with diabetes is gum disease? If you struggle to maintain your blood sugar levels, there are major repercussions on your body – one of which is inflammation in the gums which can lead to tooth loss. Do you want to take action before the disease strikes? A simple yet innovative way to help prevent gum disease is to use Perio Protect. What Causes Gum Disease? Read More 

Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath, And What You Can Do To Remedy This Common Oral Health Issue

Nothing is more embarrassing than a friend, coworker, spouse or even a complete stranger politely pulling you aside and uttering four words: You have bad breath. You brush and floss your teeth, implants or porcelain veneers daily and make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year, but still cannot seem to beat this common oral health issue. When it comes to pinpointing the cause of bad breath, you might be surprised to learn about these common, and easily remedied, culprits: Read More 

3 Benefits Of The Use Of Intraoral Cameras In Dentistry

Going to the dentist is not a fun experience for most people, and one of the parts you may dislike is getting the bitewing X-rays. These can be very uncomfortable and they do not always show good, clear images. If you visit a dentist who has an intraoral camera, you may never need bitewing X-rays again. An intraoral camera is relatively new in the dentistry field, and it offers many benefits for you. Read More