At our office, we believe preventative dental care and maintenance is vital to your dental health. Through regular scheduled exams we check the overall health of your teeth and gums, perform oral cancer screenings, and perform x-rays to detect problems before they worsen. Routine dental cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments help prevent cavities and dental disease.
HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus. It is an often-undetected viral infection that infects an estimated 6.2 million new people each year. It is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. HPV does not cause any symptoms at the time of infection, so most people are unaware that they have it. (more…)
We are not supposed to breathe through our mouths. Our bodies function best on air that is warm and humid after passing through our noses and sinus passages. Constant mouth breathing is like always using a back-up plan. It gets oxygen to our brains, and it keeps us alive, but it is not the best way to breathe. (more…)
Fall is here, and children’s sports are in full swing! This means an increased risk for injuries to your child’s teeth.
As children grow and learn new things, the risk of injury is relatively high. Toddlers fall down when they are learning to walk. Children have accidents when learning to ride a bicycle. Adolescents suffer trauma when learning to play sports. (more…)