22 Mar 2018

Smoking and Your Oral Health

Smoking and Your Oral Health Lung-related diseases – lung cancer, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis – immediately come to mind when discussing the health consequences of smoking. But because cigarette smoking can affect nearly every organ in your body, it's notRead More
20 Mar 2018
sore tongue

Should I Worry About the Sore on my Tongue?

A sore on your tongue can be a nuisance. Causes for these pesky sores can include the foods you eat, certain medications, broken teeth and some diseases. It’s important to be aware of certain signs that signal that a soreRead More
15 Mar 2018

What is Microdontia?

It’s an established fact that genetics have an impact on a person’s overall health. But did you know they can also determine how teeth develop? Characterized by very small teeth, microdontia is a common oral health problem that often runsRead More
13 Mar 2018
Gum Contouring

What is Gum Contouring and Reshaping?

If your gums rest too low or too high on your teeth and you are unhappy with your smile, you may be a candidate for gum contouring surgery. Also known as gum reshaping or tissue sculpting, this cosmetic dental procedure can even out anRead More
8 Mar 2018

What is Mandibular Tori?

Did you know there’s an oral disease that affects between 5 and 7 percent of the U.S. adult population? This condition is called Mandibular Tori, which causes pain and discomfort, and some of its symptoms are almost unnoticeable. It isRead More
2 Mar 2018

What is Amelogenesis Imperfecta?

Tooth enamel is composed almost exclusively of the mineral hydroxyapatite, making it the hardest tissue in the body. Although it helps create beautiful smiles, its most important role is protecting the teeth's more sensitive inner layers. Occasionally, however, a child'sRead More
27 Feb 2018

What is Lockjaw?

There are many ailments that can plague our everyday lives from simple colds to serious medical conditions. The most dangerous thing about these is that they are often overlooked and people attempt to “tough them out” when really, they areRead More
22 Feb 2018
receding gums

What are Receding Gums?

Receding gums, also known as gingival recession, is a condition in which the roots of the teeth become exposed, leading to a greater risk of decay and the eventual loss of teeth, if left untreated. Exposed roots can also leadRead More
20 Feb 2018

What is the Importance of Saliva?

  Saliva isn’t something you probably spend much time thinking about. But did you know that at every moment of every day, your saliva is affecting your health? Saliva is vital for a healthy mouth, good digestion, and more. ReadRead More