The Facts About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is not as well known as other types of cancer but it can represent a life-threatening risk if not identified early. It strikes an estimated 35,000 Americans each year More than 7,500 people (5,200 men and 2,307 women) die of these cancers...


Treating Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth is a common problem that causes many people to feel discomfort with hot or cold foods and drinks. It can also make it uncomfortable to brush or floss the teeth and therefore can lead to further oral problems. However, sensitive teeth ...


What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

If you sometimes find the taste of something hot or cold painful on your teeth, you may suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth is a common problem which may be caused by cavities and fractured teeth. But it can also be caused by worn tooth enam...


Smoking and Your Teeth

While the general effects of smoking on your health are well-known, it can also have significant effects on your oral health. Here are some of the ways smoking can harm your oral health and hygiene: – Oral Cancer – Periodontal (gum) disease – D...


Are Wisdom Teeth Really Necessary?

Many patients ask whether wisdom teeth are really necessary since so many people have them removed. The fact is that wisdom teeth are a valuable asset to the mouth when they are healthy and properly positioned. However, problems can occur that someti...


Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is an important treatment that can save a tooth with a diseased nerve and which in the past would probably have needed to be removed. Inside each tooth is the ‘pulp’ which runs like a thread down through the root and provides n...


Common Questions About Dental Insurance

Understanding what’s covered by your dental insurance is an important part of making sure you get the best oral care possible. Here are some common questions that arise when people want to understand their cover better. If treatment my dentist reco...


The Secrets of Avoiding Gum Disease as an Older Adult

Gum disease also known as periodontal disease often progresses slowly, without pain, over a long period of time and thats one reason it is common among older adults. The longer the disease goes undetected and uncontrolled, the more damage it causes t...



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