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How Can Diet Affect My Dental Health?

Posted August 09, 2019 in Dental/Oral Health

You wake up in the morning, feeling groggy and sluggish, and make your way into the kitchen to pour your morning cup of coffee. Then you head back to the closet to throw on some clothes and get the day started. After you finish getting ready, you’re running a few minutes late, so on your […]

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What Is TMJ/TMD and How Is It Treated?

Posted June 25, 2019 in Oral Pain, TMJ/Bruxism

If you experience jaw pain, you might have heard about something called TMJ or TMD. TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint that connects both sides of the jaw bone to the skull. TMD is a temporomandibular joint disorder, which can cause joint and muscle pain in the jaw area. Several factors can cause this distressing […]

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The Safety of Dental X-rays

Posted June 18, 2019 in Dental X-rays

Many people are aware that x-rays expose patients to radiation, but there are misconceptions about how much of it can be dangerous. What most may not be aware of is that we are subjected to both natural and man-made radiation sources on a daily basis. Soil, rock, and air contain radioactive materials which are responsible […]

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The Link Between HPV and Oral Cancer

Posted May 20, 2019 in Oral Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. There are over 100 strains of HPV, and some types are known to cause cervical or oral cancer. What some may not be aware of is that it can be transmitted from one person to another through intercourse as well as oral […]

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