Fungus On Your Dentures?

About 120 million people in the US are missing at  least 1 tooth, and 36 million people do not have any teeth.  If you are one of the 15-20% who wear dentures an issue for denture wearers is gum infection due to Candida Albicans or fungus that grows on the...

Life Is A Grind And Even More So For Your Teeth

Life is a Grind, and even more so for your teeth! If you find your spouse or bed partner elbowing you in the night and saying Quit grinding your teeth.  Our teeth are being ground into dust or definitely much shorter by the “perpetual motion machine” of...

Alcohol Can Cause Bad Breath

A girls nite out or beer with the bros could give you more than a hangover.  Alcohol can dry out your mouth which encourages bacterial halitosis (Bad Breath).  Drinks with spicy foods and cigarettes can too.  

Do You Follow The 5 Second Rule

While no one knows exactly where the 5 second rule originated.  You  have probably done it yourself. The rule states that when food is dropped on the floor, it is safe to eat if picked up within 5 seconds. But is it really true? Believe it or not, recently a study was...

Why Am I Getting Cavities Now

Wonder why you are suddenly getting cavities when you haven’t had them in years? As we get older, we enter a 2nd round of cavity prone years. One common cause of cavities in older adults is Dry Mouth. It is not a normal part of aging. However, it is side effect...

Moderate exercise right before an appointment may help patients with severe dental phobia, a new study has found.  Patients who walked at a moderate pace for 30 minutes experienced decreased anxiety before, during and after dental treatment. Treadmill training or...