15 06, 2019

Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of The Jaw: Commonly Asked Questions

By |2019-06-12T09:35:36-05:00June 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of The Jaw: Commonly Asked Questions

Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) is a condition that patients can experience if they are taking certain medications, such as medications normally prescribed for Osteoporosis. With the advancement of newer medications, additional drugs are added to the list of medications that can cause this condition such as Antiangiogenic drugs, commonly used in cancer treatment. What is MRONJ? It is [...]

15 05, 2019

Gum Disease: Important Facts You Need To Know

By |2019-05-15T18:15:39-05:00May 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Gum Disease: Important Facts You Need To Know

According to findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and older has periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. This means that approximately 64.7 million Americans are affected, so it’s now more important than ever to understand the facts behind this growing epidemic, the causes & risk factors, and [...]

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 |2019-01-29T12:45:10-06:00February 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 [...]