Weddings come with great anticipation and superstition over what is new, what is old, and what you borrow – but make sure the happy couple has smile as white as the bride’s dress. Brides and grooms become occupied very quickly when preparing for their big day. But there is so much that is out of their control and in the end you have to cross your fingers and hope nothing goes wrong.
Skipping a dental checkup appointment while you are pregnant could be a mistake. Now more than any other time, regular periodontal (gum) examinations are very important because pregnancy causes hormonal changes that put you at increased risk for periodontal disease and for tender gums that bleed easily – a condition called pregnancy gingivitis. Pay particular attention to any changes in your gums…Read more
According to the U.S. Administration on Aging, the population of Americans older than 65 years is expected to double to about 71 million by 2040. What’s more, the population of Americans older than 85 years is expected to increase to 9.6 million by 2030. A growing percentage of these adults are semi-dependent.
As people live longer and retain more natural teeth, the complexity of their treatment…Read more
We care about more than teeth and gums, and you should too...
The dentists' areas of care include not only their patients' teeth and gums but also the muscles of the head, neck and jaw, the tongue, salivary glands, the nervous system of the head and neck and other areas. During a comprehensive exam, dentists examine the teeth and gums, but they also look for lumps, swellings, discolorations,…Read more