Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of The Jaw: Commonly Asked Questions

Posted on June 15, 2019

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. […]

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Gum Disease: Important Facts You Need To Know

Posted on May 15, 2019

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 […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on April 15, 2019

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 […]

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What should I look for in a dental practice?

Posted on March 14, 2019

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 […]

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Handle with Care: Preventing and Treating Sensitive Teeth

Posted on February 15, 2019

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 […]

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