Backpack? Check. Booster shots? Check. Teeth cleaning? Check!

Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. Prevention and early detection can help avoid pain, trouble eating, difficulty speaking and school absences. …

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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer Bites

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 42,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2021.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 of all patients diagnosed with oral …

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Teeth Cleaning

More Than Just A Cleaning

It’s Not Just a Cleaning!! Prevention should serve as a lifestyle pattern for total health, not the least of which is dental health. Prevention in dentistry leads to improved long-term oral health and reduced dental costs. It encourages a bright smile, fresh breath, and an overall good feeling or personal security. Dental Hygienists can provide …

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