April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Bites! Regular Visits to a Dentist Provide Early Detection Approximately 42,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The good news is that dentists are trained to detect signs of oral cancer during routine examinations. Early detection provides the best opportunity for a cure. Sadly, only half

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Same-Day Crowns and Bridges

No more messy impressions, bothersome temporaries or second appointments! One of the most cutting edge advances is the inclusion of the CAD/CAM (also known as Same-Day Dentistry) technology in dentistry. The CAD in this technology stands for “computer-assisted design,” and the CAM for “computer-assisted manufacture.” Together, they translate into fewer dental visits to complete procedures

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childrens oral health month

Make Brushing Fun Again!

Once again, we are celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month. Establishing regular brushing routines and making brushing fun again is imperative to the success of your child’s dental health. Here are some tips: Have 4 Minutes of Fun Don’t just set a timer and supervise – make brushing twice a day for two minutes an

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8 Reasons to Invest in Your Smile in 2022

Smiling Makes Us Attractive We are drawn to people who smile. There is an attraction factor. We want to know a smiling person and figure out what is so good. Frowns, scowls and grimaces all push people away — but a smile draws them in. Smiling Changes Our Mood Next time you are feeling down,

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High Blood Pressure and the Holidays!

Mother-in-law coming in for Christmas….ornery uncle here for the holidays? The holidays are a time of year when blood pressure can become an issue. However, it’s not just special occasions when we realize that our blood pressure should be checked. At least once a month I have a patient who comes in for their regular

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health

November is American Diabetes Month. The American Diabetes Association joins with the 29 million Americans with diabetes to raise awareness and to create a sense of urgency about this growing public health crisis. Here are some pertinent questions regarding diabetes and your oral health. IS THERE AN ASSOCIATION BETWEEN GUM DISEASE AND DIABETES? For the

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