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Oral Health and Your Immune System

Oral Health and Your Immune System

Oral Health and Your Immune System We all know that taking care of our oral health is important in ensuring that our teeth remain healthy, shiny, and functional for a lifetime. We also know that taking care of our overall health helps to give us the best possible life...
Allergies and Oral Health

Allergies and Oral Health

Spring is here in most of the United States, and along with all the birdsong, sunny days, and greenery comes another iteration of allergy season. Estimates vary, but somewhere between 9 and 10% of Americans suffer from some version of seasonal allergies, which in turn...
Upgrade Your Oral Hygiene

Upgrade Your Oral Hygiene

As we’ve said before, your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, giving you years of healthy smiles. And while genetics and circumstances play some role in that, the biggest factor in determining your oral health is your oral health care regime. Your oral hygiene...
Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes is a complex and pervasive condition that may impact every aspect of an individual patient’s health. Changing blood sugar levels can take a toll on many parts of the body, including the teeth and gums. Patients with diabetes thus face some particular concerns...
Why We Don’t Participate In Insurances

Why We Don’t Participate In Insurances

Due to the nature of the American healthcare system, insurance has become a politically and emotionally charged issue. Lately, our office has received many questions about our relationship with dental insurance, and in particular why we don’t participate in...
What Happens During a Filling?

What Happens During a Filling?

Fillings are a common dental procedure, used to correct cavities. Many of us may have some vague memory of getting a filling during childhood, while others of us may not need our first filling until well into adulthood. Despite how common they are, however, there are...
Help for Sleep Apnea

Help for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is often discussed but also often misunderstood. Most properly, sleep apnea is a medical condition in which the patient has difficulty breathing properly while sleeping. This includes periods of shallow breathing, breathing through the mouth, and loud...
Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

It’s a magical time of the year, despite all the challenges 2020 has posed. Winter is here, the holidays are upon us, and there’s so much to celebrate. However, as we move into this festive season and the New Year beyond, we should continue to pay attention to our...
What Could Be Causing My Bad Breath?

What Could Be Causing My Bad Breath?

It happens to the best of us: the occasional day when your breath is just awful. Most of the time this is just an occasional issue with an obvious cause: you had onions on your sandwich, drank a bit too much coffee, forgot to brush, etc. However, bad breath–more...