We have all heard that saying ” our eyes are the window to our soul”, but how many of us have ever realized that our mouth is the window into our body? Well it’s true. For quite some time we have known that there is a link between oral health and overall general health. According … read more
Winner of a Trader Joe’s Gift Card was Susan Hammel.
Baby it’s HOT outside!! Hope everyone is enjoying the summer weather!!! Our newsletter this month discusses Vitamin C and it’s role in your dental health. Please feel free to share the information with friends and family. Vitamin C and Your dental health Bleeding gums are a sign of poor dental health, and could be caused … read more
Winner of a Trader Joe’s Gift Card was Ken Montagna. Our new drawing is for a Kindle Fire. Drawing to be held July 15, 2013.
If you are taking blood pressure medication you are not alone. A significant number of our patients do. Like many medications, it can have certain side effects, one of which is dry mouth. Saliva is a natural cleanser, so a decrease can actually cause cavities. There are things you can do to deal with this. It is very … read more
Winner of the $100 VISA Gift Card was Eileen Leonard. Next drawing – April 15, 2013 for $100 Trader Joes Gift Card. Enter to win at your visit between now and April 15, 2013.
Ask about anyone 30 years old or more if they still have their wisdom teeth, and the near universal response will be they were gone by the time they reached mid-20s in age. For decades, Americans have routinely had their wisdom teeth extracted during late high school or college years. It’s just been considered “the … read more
We sincerely hope that all of our patients are safe and did not experience much damage from Hurricane Sandy. We are keeping all of the victims and their families in our thoughts as recovery efforts continue. We are open and have power. Hopefully everyone has had power restored but we know some are still waiting. All are welcome to … read more
There are many dental rinses on the market. Choosiing the one that is right for you can be very confusing. We will try and simplify it for you. Flouride/Anticavity Rinses- These are beneficial for those who are prone to cavities, have recession or who are not dilgent flossers. These are available in different flavors. We recommend … read more
The tragedy of Alzheimer’s Disease doesn’t mean Alzheimer’s patients (and, other patients with other forms of dementia, such as Parkinson’s Disease dementia) can’t maintain good dental care. As with other issues with those suffering from dementia, reminders to take care of chores often includes reminders to brush their teeth. Care givers know so many routine … read more