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Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is an umbrella term that includes mouth, tongue, tonsil, and throat cancer — all of which can be life threatening if they aren’t diagnosed early. In fact, someone dies of oral cancer every hour of every day.

If it’s found in the early stages, the survival rate of oral cancer can be as high […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Oral Health|Comments Off on Are You at Risk for Oral Cancer?

Cosmetic Dentistry Shouldn’t Be an Afterthought

When it comes to visiting the dentist, most of us do it for health reasons. Not only can tooth decay lead to sensitivity and pain, but poor oral health can lead to a host of other problems, too. High levels of bacteria in the mouth can increase your risk of pneumonia. Certain kinds of oral […]

By |November 17th, 2016|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Cosmetic Dentistry Shouldn’t Be an Afterthought

Reduce Your Risk of Pneumonia by Going to the Dentist

There are some risks that we all know regular dentist appointments will reduce — the risk of cavities, the risk of plaque buildup, the risk of yellowed teeth. But did you know that going to the dentist can also reduce your risk of pneumonia?

Pneumonia affects nearly a million Americans annually, and as many as 50,000 […]

By |November 10th, 2016|General Health, Oral Health|Comments Off on Reduce Your Risk of Pneumonia by Going to the Dentist

GERD Can Harm More Than Your Esophagus

GERD, or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, is a chronic digestive condition that affects more than 7 million people worldwide. While many people experience acid reflux or heartburn on occasion, weekly or daily symptoms could mean you suffer from GERD.

It’s well known that GERD can cause damage to your esophagus, but fewer people know that GERD can […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Oral Health, Reconstructive Dentistry, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on GERD Can Harm More Than Your Esophagus

Oral Bacteria and Migraines — Is There a Link?

Approximately 38 million people in the United States suffer from migraines. But despite how common they are, they continue to baffle doctors when it comes to their cause. Identifying the cause of migraines is a frustrating gap in medical knowledge, and that makes migraines extremely difficult to treat.

Some evidence leads doctors to believe that the […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Headaches, TMJ|Comments Off on Oral Bacteria and Migraines — Is There a Link?

5 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Cosmetic dentists like Dr. Kenneth Siegel use many different tools and techniques to beautify their patients’ smiles, but by far one of the most flexible options is porcelain veneers.

These custom-crafted restorations are permanently bonded onto the front surface of your teeth, and can do anything from whitening to completely reshaping your smile! But are porcelain […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Porcelain Veneers|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Sugar Tax Aims to Ensure You Can’t Afford Cavities

Sugar is the leading cause of cavities, something sugar industry lobbyists tried to make sure you didn’t know. Unfortunately, it’s also undeniably delicious, which is why the average person struggles so much with reducing their sugar intake.
Sugar: Bad for Teeth, Bad for Health
Brushing and flossing is an important step in preventing cavities, but we can’t […]

By |October 7th, 2016|Cavities, Oral Health|Comments Off on Sugar Tax Aims to Ensure You Can’t Afford Cavities

Smile: Your Selfies Can Make You Happier

These days everyone takes selfies, although they’re mostly associated with Millennials. You’ve probably seen Millennials snapping cell phone self-portraits at coffee shops, on the street, with friends, at bars, and maybe even at the dentist! In fact, studies show that the average Millennial will take more than 25,000 photos of themselves during their lifetime! This […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Smile Makeover|Comments Off on Smile: Your Selfies Can Make You Happier

Should You Really See the Dentist Every Two Years?

Recently, a British dentist set off a storm of controversy by suggesting that some people shouldn’t see their dentist more than once every two years. Many people reacted against this concept right away, but there is some truth to this statement. There’s no such thing as a single rule for how often you should see […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Dentists, Oral Health|Comments Off on Should You Really See the Dentist Every Two Years?

Pretreatment Can Help Avoid Oral Complications During Cancer Treatment

We talked before about the potential need for reconstructive dentistry after cancer treatment. But that’s only part of the cycle of care. In order to ensure you get the full care you need, we have to start your cancer-related oral care before you begin radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist before Cancer Treatment
Cancer […]

By |September 8th, 2016|General Health, Oral Health|Comments Off on Pretreatment Can Help Avoid Oral Complications During Cancer Treatment
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