Snoring. It may be cute in babies, but the consequences are not cute, at any age. Learn more about causes, consequences and options available to stop snoring and sleep better.
Our mouth is colonized by hundreds of different species of bacteria. Some are beneficial, some are harmful to both our oral health and systemic health, and some are neutral. Find out more about what we know, and what we don’t know, when it comes to oral bacteria.
Descriptions, frequent mistakes, important things to know when submitting a particular code.
Traumatic occlusion is one of the top causes for tooth loss (as well as sensitivity, cracks, etc). Review the assessments and different signs to look for.
Have you ever heard of Porphyromonas gingivalis, or Fusobacterium nucleatum? It’s time to inform yourself about how these oral bacteria may impact your pregnancy. How to determine if you have either of these bacteria present in your mouth, and how to minimize your risk (and your baby’s risk) from them.
Current terms, service animals in the dental office, recommended resources (No, FaceBook is NOT a recommended resource), and more!
X-rays allow us to detect decay and infection before you become symptomatic. Early detection often leads to less invasive treatment. However; radiation exposure accumulates throughout our lifetime, so we need to be responsible in it’s use. The American Dental Association (ADA) has recommendations based on age and risk for disease, plus we will look at other sources of radiation.
Artificial Joints? Heart repairs without synthetic material? What are the current recommendations?
Developmental disorders can present specific challenges, but there are great resources available that we can utilize.