Men, dental examinations and treatment are important for you, too. Did you know according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), by age 72 men lose an average of 5 teeth? That number jumps to 12 if you are also a smoker. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your mouth healthy.
The human body is a network of interconnected systems and organs. Unfortunately, issues that impact one particular area of your body can also effect the health and function of other areas. Recently, studies have highlighted evidence for links between gum disease and heart disease.
Is anxiety or nervousness preventing you from visiting our team? Dental treatments should not be a cause of stress. If you worry about pain, embarrassment, or loss or control during a dental examination, we want you to know two very important things: You are not alone and We can help.
It’s common knowledge that plenty of beverages are not good for
your health. The excessive amounts of sugar, caffeine, or alcohol found in a
lot of popular drinks have well-documented impacts on your body. However, you
may not be aware of the immediate impacts that these beverages can have on your
Do you suffer from
regular sensitivity? Teeth sensitivity is often misunderstood, but our dental
team can help you find relief. We’re here to separate the fact from fiction in
MYTH: People’s teeth are supposed to hurt when they
bite into cold or hot foods.
A canker sore can make eating, drinking,
and talking difficult and even painful. Maintaining your oral health by
brushing and flossing may also be difficult with a sore in your mouth, but
keeping up with your daily oral hygiene routine is an important step in the
During pregnancy, it is essential that you don’t neglect your oral
health. A fluctuation in hormones can cause drastic changes in your mouth. Oral
health complications have been linked to increased risk in other significant
overall health issues. Here are the most common oral health problems,
It usually starts pretty innocently. You’re biting into your favorite hard candy and suddenly you realize that there’s one little hard piece in your mouth you can’t seem to dissolve. You check it out and fear overcomes you when you see it’s a little chipped piece of a tooth.
During a comprehensive dental examination, our team will look for signs of oral cancer. Early detection is key with oral cancer. If caught early, most forms of oral cancer are treatable. Our dental team is trained and educated to identify oral cancer.
Everyone is susceptible to the disease,