Oral Cancer – What You Need To Know

Cancer: a topic no one wants to discuss. Perhaps it’s because people are scared or maybe they just don’t want to think about it – but chances are, you or someone you know is directly affected by cancer so it needs to be discussed whether we want to or not. The fact is – cancer […]

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Natural Ways to Soothe a Toothache

It never fails. Just when you’re almost heading out the office door on a Friday afternoon, you realize that the mildly tingly tooth of yours starts to become a little more than just annoying. Now it’s aching – to cold, hot, air and hurts to bite – and of course all the dental offices in town are […]

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Forensic Dentistry – A Brief History

I just recently got back from the 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), my 4th annual trip to meet with and learn from the most experienced forensic scientists in the world. Representing over 6,600 members, the Academy spans all 50 states in the US, Canada, and 70 other countries […]

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Don’t Let Your Insurance Benefits Go To Waste!

THE END OF THE YEAR IS approaching fast! Before year’s end, our team wants to remind you to take a look at your dental insurance benefits! Insurance Benefits Typically Don’t Roll Over To Next Year Each year your dental insurance company probably gives you a maximum amount of available benefits. Since those benefits don’t typically roll over into the […]

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The Spooky Truth About Sugar

MONSTERS AND GHOSTS AND SUGAR, OH MY! Wait… sugar? That’s right. The scariest thing you’ll encounter this Halloween may just be sweets. Here are some hair-raising statistics about Halloween candy consumption: Americans purchase around 600 million pounds–or 2 billion dollars worth–of candy each year for Halloween. Kids consume up to 7,000 calories on Halloween and […]

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4 Tips To Soothe A Toothache Before Your Appointment

  SUDDEN TOOTHACHES ARE painful and far from convenient in today’s busy world. However, getting to a dentist as quickly as possible is the best thing you can do to treat and relieve your pain as well as prevent any further problems. Your Dentist Can Provide Effective Treatment And Long-Term Relief It’s important to remember that […]

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See The Full Picture On Dental X-Rays

IF YOU COULD HAVE any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, […]

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Floss Life Hacks

WE KNOW, WE KNOW… We ask you about flossing every time you come visit us, but that’s because it’s an integral part of your oral hygiene routine and essential for healthy gums and teeth. But did you know there’s more to floss than cleaning between your teeth? Dental floss can actually be used for a lot of […]

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George Washington and His Troubled Teeth

The Tooth. The Whole Tooth. And Nothing But the Tooth. – The Mystery of George Washington’s Dental Troubles With the Fourth of July upon us this year of 2016, I think now is an appropriate time to uncover some fun facts regarding our nation’s founding father and first president, General George Washington. We all know that 240 […]

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Why Dentists Sometimes Don’t Say the Same Thing

One of the things I hear often in dentistry is when a patient asks me, “Why didn’t my other dentist tell that?” Or, “I didn’t have any problems last year and all of a sudden I have three cavities?” Or, “Dr. <insert name> told me I should get my wisdom teeth out. You don’t think […]

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