Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy Through the Holiday Season

Candy, cookies, pies, cakes, wine, and sweets galore! There’s nothing quite like the holiday season. Unfortunately, the indulgence during the holiday season can have an impact on your health. We’re not talking about your waistline – we’re talking about your teeth. Sugar and starchy foods can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease if Read More

Fatal Tooth Infection Kills Long-Haul Trucker

Did you know that a tooth ignored can turn deadly? It’s something that happens a dozen times or so a year, and it’s always tragic because these deaths could have been prevented with regular dental checkups. But the recent case of 26-year-old Vadim Kondratyuk, a generally healthy long-haul trucker from Sacramento, is particularly tragic as Read More

New Definition of Oral Health Forwards Holistic Approach

In December, the Journal of the American Dental Association published an editorial adopting a new, comprehensive definition of oral health. This definition of oral health had previously been written and accepted by an international coalition of dental boards, including the ADA. By making a more comprehensive definition, the ADA has taken types of dentistry that Read More

Why do we have wisdom teeth?

3 reasons we have wisdom teeth You probably have many different friends who have had their wisdom teeth removed. In fact, you yourself might have had the wisdom teeth removed from your own mouth. Of course, this begs the question "Why do I have wisdom teeth?" After all, if you are just going to have Read More

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