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  • Nightguard Needed!

    July 1, 2019
    Nightguard Needed!

    I am seeing more and more patients in my practice who need protection for their teeth at night. When I do my research, I see that I am definitely not alone. Evidently, 40 million Americans have this bad habit, and of those, 10% do it so energetically that they are damaging their teeth! It [...]

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    Why Are Lasers In Dentistry So Great?

    We've all known for some time now that lasers have widespread applications, and the field of medicine is no exception. Lasers are being used to perform many different types of medical surgeries, and eye surgeries as well. In the field of dentistry, lasers have come on the scene a little [...]

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    One Dentist's Take On Oral Hygiene Products

    Do you ever wonder what dentists really think about which toothpaste, which floss, which mouthwash, which anti-cavity rinse, which toothbrush, is the best to use?  Have you ever been given a tongue scraper in your goody bag at your dental appointment and sat wondering if anyone really uses [...]

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    A Happy Halloween to You!

    October 31, 2018
    A Happy Halloween to You!

    The treats of the Halloween season are just hours away, so we figured it would be an extraordinary time to discuss the significance of oral health before you get too involved with your candy haul. October is a not only a month about beasts and ghouls, it is National Dental Hygiene Month.  What a [...]

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    Sweets and Healthy Teeth

    September 26, 2018
    Sweets and Healthy Teeth

    The practice of handing out treats at Halloween is a long-dated tradition; first originating in the medieval period as young children would go door to door praying for household souls in exchange for treats.  This evolved in the 1930’s as those households offered treats to children so that they [...]

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