National Gum Care Month

National Gum Care Month

September is National Gum Care Month, and your gums are a pretty big deal when it comes to your health. Not only does it affect your physical health, but having a beautiful smile improves your self-confidence.  Did you know that Periondontal Disease is the most common...
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...
How to Handle Canker Sores

How to Handle Canker Sores

What are canker sores? Canker sores are small, shallow holes or breaks in the skin that are located in the mouth. Simple canker sores are thought to be triggered by stress or tissue injury from sharp food or objects in the mouth. Some foods that are acidic such as...
Cause and Effect; Halitosis

Cause and Effect; Halitosis

Halitosis, the condition of chronic bad breath, is widely suffered by millions of Americans. More than just “morning breath”, halitosis is persistent odor that does not go away by brushing or rinsing with mouthwash. The good news is that it is treatable. Causes for...
Dental Care for Veterans

Dental Care for Veterans

As Veteran’s Day approaches, we thought we would put a spotlight on veterans and their options for dental care. Dental care, along with medical insurance, has become more complicated through the recent years. VA-provided care has mainly focused on military...