15 04, 2019

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

By |2019-04-09T10:17:09-05:00April 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral or oropharyngeal cancer kills roughly one American every hour. Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, now is a good time to reflect on the sobering statistics and focus on prevention. Risk factors Tobacco and alcohol: Although lifestyle and other factors can contribute to oral cancer, people who use tobacco and alcohol consumption are at the greatest risk. And, [...]

14 03, 2019

What should I look for in a dental practice?

By |2019-03-15T09:51:50-05:00March 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What should I look for in a dental practice?

Whether your trusted family dentist is retiring or you’re moving to a new community and need to seek out a new dental practice, finding the right provider can be a daunting undertaking. After all, you only get one permanent set of teeth in your lifetime, so it’s extremely important to have an oral healthcare partner you can trust. The following [...]

15 02, 2019

Handle with Care: Preventing and Treating Sensitive Teeth

By |2019-01-29T12:45:10-05:00February 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Handle with Care: Preventing and Treating Sensitive Teeth

It can be hard to smile about a delicious ice cream or steaming cup of hot cocoa when you have sensitive teeth. This common problem also may make it difficult to maintain proper oral hygiene, as flossing and brushing sensitive teeth can be a painful experience. Fortunately, you don’t have to accept living with touchy teeth.   What causes sensitive [...]

14 01, 2019

Bay Oral Surgery Most Commonly Asked Questions

By |2019-01-14T11:52:18-05:00January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Bay Oral Surgery Most Commonly Asked Questions

Here at Bay Oral, we recognize that many of our patients don’t necessarily love going to the dentist so the thought of having oral surgery can be scary. That uncertainty is normal however, we would like to dispel some of those fears and answer the most common questions patients ask when considering oral surgery. How do I know if I [...]

15 12, 2018

Managing Dental and Oral Trauma

By |2018-12-13T15:41:30-05:00December 15th, 2018|Blog, Implants|Comments Off on Managing Dental and Oral Trauma

Dental and oral traumas are relatively common occurrences. The most common causes are physical injury due to a fall, sports related injury, and motor vehicle accident. For a pediatric (child) patient, falls are common when first learning how to walk. Most coffee tables happen to be about the height of a child of that age, making it a common point [...]