Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy Laser therapy for surgery with little or no discomfort, swelling or bleeding. Many times this can be accomplished with no anesthesia, no needles, no scalpel and no stitches.


Gum Recession

Gum Grafts

Gum Recession  Gum recession is not only a cosmetic or aesthetic problem. It is a reflection of bone loss which is completely reversible.


Tooth Extraction – What to Expect

tooth extraction

What to Expect from a Tooth Extraction This article explores tooth extraction; why it is sometimes necessary and why it certainly isn’t a procedure to be feared and avoided. “Say Ahhh!” Yeah right, it sound so easy. Like saying “Ahhh” is simply a matter of opening your mouth and forcing the air up from your […]


Keeping Your Winning Summertime Smile!

summer smile

Keeping Your Winning Summertime Smile! Keeping Your Winning Summertime Smile! This article describes how our oral health can take a backseat in summer, when the heat of the day calls for serious ice-cream and cold cola therapy.   Summer is upon us and for most people, this means digging out the swimming trunks, skimpy gear […]


Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting Tooth loss results in bone loss in the jaw. This lost bone can be rebuilt.


Lack of Pain from Disease or Treatment

Halitosis. Sinus. Bacteria. Implant

Lack of Pain from Disease or Treatment  Lack of pain does not mean that you are free of disease or infection. Treatment is not painful.


April Is National Oral Cancer Month

doctor showing patient the lights used to detect oral

Oral Cancer Screening April Is National Oral Cancer Month. This article addresses some of the questions frequently asked about oral cancer screenings: what they are, how often they need to be done, what the risk factors are and what happens should the dentist find anything abnormal. Get out those calendars! An oral cancer screening is one of […]


About Oral Cancer

About Oral Cancer  This article takes a look at the causes, symptoms and treatment of Oral Cancers affecting the lips, tongue, cheek lining, palate and gingiva. No other word in the medical dictionary strikes fear quite like ‘cancer’ does. Well, perhaps with the exception of the Ebola virus. But when you consider that one in […]


Assessing Your Risk of Periodontal Disease

doctor with patient going over x-rays

Assessing Your Risk of Periodontal Disease This article, part 1 of 2, provides a questionnaire to aid in the identification of people who are at a higher risk of developing gum disease. Periodontal dentistry is the dental field dedicated to the elimination of disease-causing bacteria in the oral cavity, with special emphasis upon the health […]


Advice for Tooth Grinders

Advice for Tooth Grinders  This article provides professional treatment advice for people who suffer from Bruxism; sub-conscious teeth grinding that is generally a result of stress. Teeth grinding. You may be completely unaware that you do it, but it could lead to the very early demise of your pearly whites!  Bruxism, as the condition is […]