Monthly Archives: April 2017

Digital X-Rays

Dental x-rays have been in the news lately, but the study in question is about older, traditional radiograph (x-ray) equipment. At our office, we have been using the latest technology, digital x-rays, for the last ten years. Digital x-rays are safer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Perio and You.

 Periodontal disease, sometimes called gum disease, is the number one cause of tooth loss in America. Since most patients experience no pain, they are shocked when their teeth become mobile and fall out. For years, everyone assumed that tooth loss … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Oral cancer, should I be concerned?

Like many Americans, you may be unaware of how serious this disease is; an estimated 43,250 people in the United States will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year.  April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, and the Oral Cancer Foundation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cavities in Preschoolers on the Rise

I love having children as patients.  They come into our office and bring such fun and energy.  But, I am starting to see an increase in cavities among the smallest of my patients.  However, with the right care, the costly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment