A new year means a fresh start, a blank slate. It’s a great opportunity for us to set new goals and challenges for ourselves—starting with our teeth! Fortunately, improving oral hygiene habits is a simple fix. Plus, having a great dental routine is an important aspect of boosting your overall health this year. Looking to … Continue reading Five New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Mouth
When e-cigs first gained popularity, supporters touted them as a healthy alternative to smoking—tar free, flame free, and risk free. But, with growing concerns about vape-related health problems in the news, it’s time that people learn the truth about these trendy products. So, how do e-cigs impact your oral health? And are they healthier than … Continue reading E-Cigs and Your Oral Health
Did you know that cancers of the mouth—oral cancer and oropharyngeal cancer—cause more deaths per number of cases than breast cancer, cervical cancer, or skin melanoma? Unfortunately, most mouth cancers are not detected until late in their development. And of those diagnosed with mouth and throat cancers, a staggering 40 percent will not survive longer … Continue reading Spotting the Early Warning Signs of Mouth Cancer
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, the perfect time to celebrate the work that dental hygienists do to promote happy, healthy smiles! In fact, during each of your twice-annual appointments, our hygienists are hard at work removing your plaque and tartar, improving your periodontal health, evaluating your oral hygiene, and polishing your teeth for a … Continue reading Celebrating National Dental Hygiene Month!