added on: December 4, 2018

Although it’s a little early to be thinking about resolutions for the new year, we wanted to add to your incentive in case one of yours could be to “kick the habit.” According to a December 2017 article in CNN, giving up smoking is one of the top ten resolutions… Read More…


added on: October 2, 2018

I remember a high school teacher who was known for his breath odor. Away from him, he was referred to as “Mr. Fog” because students joked that you could actually see his bad breath whenever he opened his mouth. As an adult, I realize that’s not a kind label. As… Read More…


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 12, 2017

A study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine revealed that men in their thirties with severe gum disease are 3 times more likely to have erection problems. This comes after previous research revealed that periodontal disease may be linked to heart disease, which is a common cause of erectile… Read More…


added on: March 28, 2017

Ask most Americans which cancers are the most deadly and you’ll likely hear replies of pancreatic, prostrate or breast cancer. While these cancers are widespread and can be deadly, you rarely hear about oral cancer. What makes Oral Cancer so deadly is its ability to progress long before symptoms emerge…. Read More…


added on: March 20, 2017

Would you be surprised to learn that one-fourth of people who are in treatment to straighten teeth are adults? Apparently, the benefits of properly aligned teeth have gained due recognition in recent years. While the number of teens in braces has nearly doubled over the past 20 years, the number… Read More…


added on: March 6, 2017

In dentistry, precision is everything. As a neuro-muscular dentist, I know just how true that is. Good oral health relies upon a delicate balance of upper teeth to lower teeth as well as the unity of teeth on both sides. What occurs when a tooth is lost and not replaced… Read More…


added on: November 17, 2016

As we enter the holiday season, our risk for illness increases. Perhaps it’s because we’re confined to the indoors with others more often. However, for many of us, the added stressful during this time of year can compromise the immune systems, which can place our resistance at lower levels. In… Read More…