added on: April 17, 2018

Americans, for the most part, are pretty disciplined when it comes to the need for early-detection screenings. Women understand the need to have periodic pap smears and mammograms. Men understand the need for regular prostrate checks. And, most all Americans understand the need to have colonoscopies, eye exams, bone density… Read More…


added on: April 10, 2018

I have a friend who battled depression for several years. She told me that, most days, she just wanted to “crawl into a hole.” However, what she shared as a frustrating part of having depression were well-meaning friends and relatives who would advise her, “You just need to get out… Read More…


added on: March 29, 2018

I remember when my sons were young enough to relish the joys of Easter baskets! They’d dig into the thick, colorful Easter grass in search of jelly beans, marshmallow chicks, butter-cream eggs, and chocolate in assorted bunny shapes (both hollow and solid!). As a Mom, I loved watching them light… Read More…


added on: March 27, 2018

When we watch patients’ reactions when smile makeover or dental implant treatments are complete, the moments are always wonderful! Their words are often, “This is the best investment I’ve ever made,” or “I only wish I’d done this years ago!” Having a healthy, beautiful smile is a complement to every… Read More…


added on: March 13, 2018

Whenever possible, we try to help patients save a natural tooth. This is why we recommend crowns or inlays (or onlays), which help protect a tooth’s structure. However, there are times when removing a tooth is necessary. For example, if a tooth breaks below the gum line (often due to… Read More…


added on: March 8, 2018

During sleep, we’re unaware of what is going on physically since, well, we’re asleep! We assume our bodies are relaxed and at rest, inside and out. Although our muscles are at a state of rest and our internal systems are under less demand than when we’re awake, certain functions are… Read More…



added on: February 22, 2018

On March 11th, we’ll again ‘Spring Forward.’ Essentially, that takes away the hour we added back in after we ‘Fall Back’ each November. Losing an hour’s time, on any day, can take its toll, especially when it impacts normal sleep schedules. According to a study published by The New England… Read More…


added on: February 19, 2018

It makes sense that bacteria grow in environments that are warm, moist and dark. We learned this in high school science classes. ‘Warm, moist and dark’ pretty much describes the ‘oral cavity’ (which includes the teeth, soft gum tissues, palate and tongue). So, it may seem odd that a ‘dry… Read More…


added on: February 12, 2018

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! While your choice of dental offices is important for all family members, our young patients have a partiular ‘leg up’ when it comes to healthy smiles that integrate with their overall health. We encourage early care visits, by the time your children reaches… Read More…


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