Monthly Archives: January 2012

HPV Creating Alarming Increase In Mouth & Throat Cancers

Approximately 20 million Americans are already infected with HPV, or the human papilloma virus. It’s growth rate is such that the word ‘epidemic’ is now being used and a┬áCenters of Disease Control advisory committee has recommended that 11 and 12 … Continue reading

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Jaw Joint Disorders (TMD) Can Cause A Long List Of Problems

When you were young, did you ever hear the song, “The ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone and the leg bone’s connected to the hip bone, and the hip bone’s connected …” and so on? The temporo-mandibular (jaw) joint … Continue reading

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Replace That Tooth As Its Removed

Sometimes, no matter how well you care for teeth, there are occasions when a tooth requires removal. This could be the result of a sports injury or, perhaps from grinding or clenching, a tooth cracks below the gum line and … Continue reading

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Make A Change You’ll Truly Notice!

Ask any Personal Trainer. They’re busy as bees in January. In April, however, things have slowed down. By June, they’ve dropped off significantly. Resolutions to improve our appearance by working out requires a major commitment of hard work and time. … Continue reading

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How’s That “Quit Smoking” Resolution Coming? Our Web Site May Help!

For those who once smoked cigarettes and can now proudly say they’re ‘Quitters,’ they’ll also tell you the stop-smoking process was no easy row to hoe! Some even tell us that what kept them from picking up another cigarette was … Continue reading

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Telling Someone They Have Bad Breath

How do you tell someone they have bad breath? This is a topic that comes up from time to time and its sensitive nature is always one where we, as Dentists, are just as sympathetic for the person asking. This … Continue reading

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Even TV’s ‘The Doctors’ List Hygiene Visits Among Resolutions To Keep!

While reading through the December 30, 2011 – January 1, 2012 issue of USA Weekend, an article entitled “New Year. New You!” suggested “high impact, low cost ways to feel great.” Since it featured fitness guru Jillian Michaels and TV’s … Continue reading

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Why More & More Adults Are Saying ‘YES’ To Dental Implants!

When a patient comes to us with one or more missing teeth, we explain all their options for replacing the tooth or teeth. However, we feel patients deserve to know their choices as well as the advantages and disadvantages of … Continue reading

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It’s 2012! Overcome Dental Fears, FOR GOOD!

It’s a new year. This message is for those who have dental fears, and there are many! It is estimated that approximately 75% of American adults have some level of fear when it comes to dental visits, and nearly a … Continue reading

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SOFT Drinks Can Be HARD On Teeth!

A study published in General Dentistry warns that diet colas can cause just as much harm to teeth as those sweetened with sugar. Tooth decay, it explains, occurs from acid attacks, not just sugar. Acidic flavor additives in both versions … Continue reading

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