Dentures: What Are They Made OF?

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Blog Highlights Dentures are made up of two components- the teeth and the frame Most patients will need to replace their acrylic dentures every five to eight years In order to ensure a long life for your dentures, it’s important to take care of them In the past, it was common for dentists to use animal teeth and other people’s Continue Reading
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Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

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Blog Highlights Dry mouth is the feeling you get when your salivary glands aren’t producing enough saliva In most cases, dry mouth is the result of stress or some other emotional taxing event The only way to permanently treat dry mouth is to identify and treat the cause Dry mouth is the uncomfortable feeling you get when your salivary glands Continue Reading
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Dry Mouth: What Is It?

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Blog Highlights Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva A lack of saliva prevents your mouth from functioning properly Dry mouth that doesn’t go away on it’s own may indicate a more serious issue Dry mouth is the condition in which the salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva. In one day a healthy Continue Reading
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Periodontal Disease and Obesity

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Blog Highlights Obesity also puts patients at a higher risk of developing periodontal disease Your dentist can help you determine the best way to treat it Exercising and getting the right kind of nutrition is imperative For years, it has been understood that obesity increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, respiratory issues, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer, Continue Reading
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The Link Between Obesity and Periodontal Disease

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Blog Highlights Obesity has been linked to periodontal disease People who suffer from obesity often experience a resistance to insulin It is important to take care of your body in order to maintain good oral health Recent studies have shown that staying fit and keeping a healthy weight is imperative to maintaining good oral health. Obesity has been linked to Continue Reading
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Finding the Right Dentist for Your Kids

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Blog Highlights Before taking your child to their next appointment, pay a visit to the potential dentists The more distractions in the waiting room, the better Pediatric dentists are those who are specially trained to work with children It doesn’t have to be a chore to get your kids to go to the dentist. If your children don’t like going Continue Reading
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Handling Your Child’s Anxiety for Dental Appointments

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Blog Highlights Some children may experience anxiety before or during their dental appointments Make sure your child knows exactly what’s going to happen It’s important for children to develop good oral care habits at an early age Some children may experience anxiety before or during their dental appointments. This is common for children who are getting ready for their first Continue Reading
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Braces: Do They Hurt?

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Blog Highlights Though braces can be painful or uncomfortable at times, the pain is often not extreme Most orthodontists recommend simple over-the-counter pain killers For the duration of your treatment, you may experience pressure and tenderness If you are considering getting braces, you may be wondering if they will be painful.  Braces can be painful and uncomfortable at times; however, Continue Reading
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Finding Your Orthodontist and What to Expect

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Blog Highlights When considering orthodontic treatment it’s recommended that you do some research Speak openly with your orthodontist The length of treatment often varies by patient It’s recommended that you visit your dentist at least twice a year for regular checkups and cleanings. Your dentist monitors your overall oral health including the state of your teeth and gums. However, in Continue Reading
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The Prevalence of Gum Disease

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Blog Highlights Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums Moderate to sever periodontal disease is more common in people over the age of 65 If you suspect you have periodontal disease, visit your dentist immediately According to the Journal of Dental Research one out of every two adults over the age of 30 has periodontal disease (gum disease). This Continue Reading
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