added on: July 2, 2018

Tooth loss among American adults is fairly common. Although the risk for tooth loss increases with age, it is still a common occurrence in nearly every age group. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reports that 7 percent of people in the United States have lost at least… Read More…


added on: June 15, 2018

About four years ago, I had a mid-fifties female who came to me because of ever-increasing headaches, migraines, and night-time clenching. She had been to numerous doctors, each prescribing different medications, some of which “zombied me out.” Because of the clenching, she was beginning to suspect problems relating to her… Read More…


added on: February 5, 2018

“If I could turn back the hands of time, I’d have taken much better care of my teeth.” This is a statement I hear often from patients who have worn a full or partial denture for years. While preventing decay and gum disease generally takes mere minutes a day, the… Read More…


added on: January 23, 2018

Balance is an important aspect of proper function. It is just as important to have balance in all four legs of a table as it is to have the wheels of a vehicle in proper alignment. Your teeth need proper alignment as well. Each tooth is dependent on those on… Read More…


added on: January 4, 2018

Occasionally, I see a commercial on television that promote ‘centers’ that provide dental implants. They mention how all treatment is available in one location, although that’s something we’ve provided for may years. So, just what is different about these centers? What concerns me when an adult consults with these facilities… Read More…


added on: December 19, 2017

Occasionally, my husband jokes about the number of shoes in my closet. As a female, I’m well aware I have many pairs. While Joe has brown and black dress shoes, brown and black casual shoes and a pair of sneakers, I have a vast array of dressy, casual and sporty… Read More…


added on: December 6, 2017

No one wants to have a natural tooth removed. However, there is often a misconception when it comes to replacing a tooth. Although you can recreate the presence of a tooth, the absence of tooth roots below the gum line set into motion an often-unfamiliar sequence of events. When it… Read More…


added on: August 28, 2017

In today’s dentistry, tooth replacement comes in various forms. There are dentures, partial dentures, crown-&-bridge combinations, and dental implants. When decisions must be made to replace a natural tooth or teeth, we make recommendations and explain the options best suited to each patient’s needs and preferences. For people who have… Read More…


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