added on: November 15, 2017

Not counting wisdom teeth, the adult mouth is designed to house 32 natural teeth. Yet, for American adults over the age of 65, the average number of teeth is less than 19. In this age group, there is little difference in this statistic between males and females. Over 27 percent… Read More…


added on: October 23, 2017

We all want to eat a healthy diet. We don’t always do that but we know that it’s what keeps us healthy and helps us fight off illness and infection. Your oral health is just as dependent on a healthy diet as the rest of you. And, some foods and… Read More…


added on: September 29, 2017

Some patients are surprised when we tell them they have early-stage periodontal (gum) disease. This is because gum disease, in many instances, begins without obvious symptoms. When it comes to our oral health, there is a misconception by many people that “If it doesn’t hurt, then everything is fine.” For… Read More…


added on: September 26, 2017

It’s still September, so you may be surprised to see me addressing smile tips for the year’s end. However, NOW is the BEST time to be thinking of your smile’s appearance and how to maximize your dental dollars. Let’s start with some recommendations that can help you stretch your dental… Read More…


added on: June 8, 2017

A growing number of adults are choosing to replace missing natural teeth with Dental Implants. As the reputation of implants grows, more people are learning that implants are safe, dependable, look and feel natural and are designed to last your lifetime. Too, Dental Implants have one of the highest implant-in-bone… Read More…


added on: June 7, 2017

Cannabis or medical marijuana has been said to be a beneficial treatment for pain, seizures and spasms. As its use widens, researchers are finding new ways to utilize this now-legal substance in appropriately prescribed doses. While there is a debate as to side effects of its use, many researchers feel… Read More…


added on: May 16, 2017

Imagine standing on the side of the road, stranded beside a car that has stopped running. For most of us, there is a sense of dread for this type of situation since we know the time, expense and frustration that comes with correcting the problems involved. Now, imagine learning that… Read More…


added on: April 20, 2017

What holds one of the highest success rate of all in-bone implant types? It may surprise you that Dental Implants have a nearly 97% success rate, surpassing knees, hips and other implant-in-bone procedures. Over the years, the design and placement of Dental Implants have been fine-tuned, so much so that… Read More…


added on: March 9, 2017

Of all implant-in-bone procedures performed today, Dental Implants hold the highest success rate of all – over 94%. That includes hips and knees. However, like any medical procedure, Dental Implants can fail. How can you help to ensure an optimal result and enjoy a confident smile for your lifetime? One… Read More…


added on: February 23, 2017

Hot, parched, arid, dry… words that should not be used to describe the inside of your mouth. However, it doesn’t take much to dry a mouth out, and some of the ways this can occur may surprise you. First, let’s discuss why a dry mouth is a problem, other than… Read More…


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