3 Summer Treats for a Healthy Smile

Summer is about vacations, group activities, family time, and great food. With the warmer weather comes the abundance of fresh fruits and veggies. You may even be growing your own. Choosing the right snacks can both satisfy your sweet cravings and help your smile shine. Strawberries Strawberries are the perfect choice for boosting your oral … Continue reading 3 Summer Treats for a Healthy Smile

Untreated Cavities in the US

With the vast advancements in the dental field this last decade, it may be surprising to learn that untreated cavities are still a prevalent and persistent issue for many people in the United States. More than one in five Americans has untreated cavities and periodontitis, according to Dr. Bruce Dye, an epidemiologist at the U.S. … Continue reading Untreated Cavities in the US

April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Early Detection Saves Lives Oral cancer is nothing to take lightly.  Causing one death every hour, there will be approximately 45,750 new cases diagnosed this year alone.  It also tends to strike men twice as likely as women. Contributing factors of oral cancer include: Smoking Tobacco use Excessive alcohol consumption (3+ drinks per day) Over … Continue reading April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month