When Should You See the Dentist?

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If you break or lose a tooth, chances are good that a phone call to the dentist will be in your immediate future. But seeing the dentist should not be reserved for toothaches or other dental emergencies. In fact, regular visits to your dentist can keep your teeth and mouth healthy, and may actually help… Read more »

Oral Piercings: Some Things to Think About

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The desire to express oneself is at an all-time high. More and more people of all ages are opting to change their hair color and styles, display tattoos, and get piercings. In recent years, piercing one’s lips, cheeks or tongue has become a statement of individuality and self-expression. However, oral piercing comes with some significant… Read more »

Diabetes and Oral Health

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Approximately 29 million Americans live with diabetes. If diabetes is a part of your life, you should work closely with your dentist to maintain a healthy mouth. Keep in mind that people with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum disease, a fungal infection called thrush, and dry mouth. If you already have gum… Read more »