Having a Tooth Extraction

What Happens When a Tooth Must be Pulled In some cases, a tooth needs to be removed due to trauma or decay. The dentist will extract the tooth to restore your oral health by removing it from the gum socket. While your dentist will do what is needed to make the process...
Dental Care and Stroke Awareness

Dental Care and Stroke Awareness

World Stroke Day – October 29, 2020 According to the CDC.gov website, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year.  Approximately 610,000 of these are first or new strokes; meaning 1 in 4 are people who have had a previous...
How Acid Reflux Affects your Teeth

How Acid Reflux Affects your Teeth

We have all been told how the acidic properties of sodas and citrus fruits like lemons can wear down our tooth enamel, but patients don’t always think about acid reflux causing the same issues. Patients who suffer from acid reflux are more likely to be at risk from...
Dental Care in the Senior Years

Dental Care in the Senior Years

May is Older Americans Month, and for some seniors who lack insurance or are on a fixed income, dental care may not be a high priority. We want to acknowledge this problem and bring awareness to the issues that occur as we age. Advanced aging increases the risk for...