Senior Oral Health and Hygiene

Senior Oral Health and Hygiene

As we age our risk for oral disease increases, with advancements in medical technology we’re living longer than we ever have. Good oral health and preventing oral disease are especially critical because each day 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 and basic Medicare doesn’t include dental care, when many people need it most. We will review … Read more

Autoimmune Series Part 3: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases effect on Oral Health

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases effect on Oral Health

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. Types of IBD include Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Due to the chronic inflammation eventually damaging the GI tract, the resulting symptoms are painful. A blood test can detect any indication of inflammation. A stool … Read more

Psoriasis and oral health

Psoriasis and oral health

There is a lot more going on under the surface of this skin disease beside the obvious symptoms. What you can see is only part of the story. With normal skin, your body takes 28-30 days to produce new skin cells and shed the old ones. While those who have psoriasis produce new skin cells … Read more

Options for Whitening your Smile!

Whitening your Smile!

With family and friends summer events in store for all of us, there are always lots of photos taken. When we look at photos, our smiles are one of the first things noticed. You can feel confident about yours with a whiter smile! Whitening products are the most popular, sought after, cosmetic dental procedures because … Read more

Why Choose Dental Implants? Our Top 5 Reasons

dental implant in human denture. 3d illustration

Teeth require extraction usually for one of two reasons. Either due to extensive decay or due to bone loss resulting from periodontal disease. Considering nearly half of our adult population struggles with periodontal disease, it is unsurprising that nearly 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Combine this with the fact that about … Read more

Choose Wisely: Drinks and Your Teeth


When out for dinner, what kind of drinks would your friends and family order? A soda? A glass of wine? Juice for the kids? It might be hard to remember the last time anyone chose a glass of water over that strawberry lemonade on a hot summer day. These small choices we make every day … Read more

The Hard Truth about Methamphetamines and Oral Health

Methamphetamine central nervous system stimulant.

We can hardly go one day without hearing about the rising rates of drug addiction in our country. So many of us are dealing with the heartbreaking stories of a loved one struggling with addiction. Drug addiction has crippling effects on families, communities and individuals. As dental professionals we are trained to look for the … Read more