Doc’s Dental Minute

Kids, Teens, And Gum Disease

YOU MIGHT THINK that gum disease is a dental health problem that only adults have to deal with. Unfortunately, teenagers and children are also at risk of developing gingivitis and more severe forms of periodontal disease. [...]

Oral Piercings: Self-Expression With Risks

WE ALL LIKE to show off our personality and sense of style in the way we present ourselves, from clothing to hairstyle to cosmetics. Piercings are often an important component of personal image, but unlike clothing [...]

Chocolate And Your Teeth

Chocolate And Your Teeth UNDER MOST CIRCUMSTANCES, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, when it comes to chocolate, certain [...]

Dentures Then And Now

Dentures Then And Nows AS RECENTLY AS 2012, one fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth. Whether the tooth loss is from age or other causes, it is [...]

How Your Oral And Overall Health Are Linked

How Your Oral And Overall Health Are Linked WE’VE SAID IT BEFORE AND WE’LL SAY IT AGAIN… taking care of your teeth and mouth is more than just about cosmetics, it’s about [...]

Is Chewing Gum Good Or Bad For Your Teeth?

Is Chewing Gum Good Or Bad For Your Teeth? DID YOU KNOW that the average American consumes 1.8 pounds of gum each year? With so much gum going into our mouths it’s [...]

A Brief History Of Dental Floss

A Brief History Of Dental Floss Flossing Is An Older Concept Than You Might Think While we don’t know the exact beginnings of flossing, it looks like as long as food [...]

Dental Sleep Therapy

Introducing Dental Sleep Therapy By Dr. Scott Bares Stop Snoring Sleep well at night Feel alert all day Affordable in-home sleep test Covered by most health care plans [...]

Early Orthodontics – Who Needs It?

Early Orthodontics – Who Needs It? By Dr. Kathryn Haraldson, D.D.S. A beautiful smile can melt hearts, make friends and set the stage to accomplish your dreams. The [...]