Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

Which dental plan is right for you?

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  With the rising costs of everything from food to gas to home premiums, it is quite easy to cross off having the right dental plan from the list of necessary expenses. After all — you just need to visit the dentist every six months for cleaning, right? Nothing life-threatening or urgent really, but what […]

Oral Cancer Screenings, Why We Need Them

Oral Cancer Screenings and Why We Need Them Why do we need oral cancer screenings? I figured April would be a great month for this article to come out oral cancer screenings. April, as you may or may not know, is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. See? Pretty apt time for this, eh? First off, here […]

New Dental Videos

Our New Dental Videos! We’re getting some informative dental videos on our site! I’m pleased to share that we will be getting some very informative dental videos added to our site over the next week or so. These videos will range anywhere in between the process of getting a composite dental filling to how we […]

Dental Problems and Aging

Dental Problems and Aging Some of the main dental problems that start showing up when you’re getting older: Well, obviously as something get’s older (like your teeth) more and more things are liable to occur with them. This is why, when speaking about your teeth, regular cleanings and checkups become more and more important. I’m […]

Dental Cleanings and Checkups, How Often Should You Go?

Dental Cleanings and Checkups, How Often Should You Go? What’s a “recall” anyway? I recently came across a NY Times article on frequency of dental visits that I thought could be expounded upon. A “recall” basically is, the determined frequency of needed dental cleanings over a given time. For instance, some patients who have relatively […]

Oral cancer, the silent killer.

Oral Cancer is among the top most deadly cancers in the world. Oral cancer. A report by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons stated that: Oral cancer kills one person, every hour, every day… “Oral cancer is typically detected by a doctor, not a dentist, by which time it is usually a late-stage diagnosis,” […]