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Health and Nutrition: What Should We Eat?

We have all heard that eating right is one of the keys to good overall health.  A poor diet is a lifestyle and often...

What is All the Fuss over Dental Floss?

In August, the Associated Press (AP) published a story questioning the research evidence for the effectiveness of dental floss. The Federal Government even went...

Smoking and Cancer Statistics*

By now everyone in the United States ought to be aware of the dangers of smoking.  Anti-smoking ads and warning labels, concerned friends and...

How to Conquer Dental Phobia

It’s helpful for many people who are fearful and anxious to know that they are not alone. It’s also important to realize that help...

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about children’s dental health. When should I bring my child to the dentist for their first...

Cosmetic Dentistry Update: Esthetic Bonded Fillings

Gone are the days of restoring teeth with unattractive metal fillings. New technology and training coupled with dental artistry have replaced unsightly fillings with...

Why do I get these Pesky, Painful Cold Sores?

Colds and flu are an unfortunate part of this otherwise festive season.  Frequently, with colds and flu come “cold sores”, so named because they...

Are Alternative Forms of Tobacco and E-Cigarettes Harmful?

Since the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health linked smoking to increased risks for cardiovascular, respiratory diseases and cancer, the overall adult...

What are the Options for Replacing My Missing Tooth?

Even with great advances in dentistry in the last 50 years, people still face the unfortunate event of tooth loss.  I am frequently asked...