MECHANISM LINKING GUM DISEASE TO HEART DISEASE, OTHER INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS DISCOVERED U of T Dentistry researchers find first evidence that neutrophil immune cell activity is the missing link connecting periodontal disease with heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory … [Read more...] about Oral Health is Key to Overall Health
When I reopened my dental practice in early June, the tooth fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I’ve been in the office. By Tammy Chen, D.D.S “How’s your dental practice?” a friend of mine asked, brow furrowed, concern evident on her face. I’ve seen this … [Read more...] about Dentists Are Seeing an Epidemic of Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On?
by Dr. Oliver | Jul 6, 2020 | Blog | 0 comments Combination ibuprofen + acetaminophen effective for dental pain management By Tom Viola, RPh, DrBicuspid.com contributing writer March 16, 2020 — Combination analgesic products have been the … [Read more...] about Update on Pain Management following Dental Procedures
Dear Patients, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment … [Read more...] about We’ve Missed You!
Dear patients, As I am sure you are aware, the coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the WHO (World Health Organization) and is causing a great deal of concern for everyone. Unfortunately, many people are confused and panicked by this situation. Most people who contract this disease are not … [Read more...] about COVID-19
The link below will take you to the CDC website where you can learn more about the spread, prevention, symptoms and treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Education is the best prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus
Improvements in imaging, software and biomaterials lead to better outcomes. John C. Minichetti, DMD In the United States, more than 35 million people are fully edentulous, and 178 million people are missing at least one tooth. With the life expectancy of baby boomers projected at 87 years, … [Read more...] about Improvements in Implant Technology Make More Predictable Surgical Results
We are very happy to announce that we can now offer dental implant placement at our office in Watauga. In order to safely place dental implants it is important to view the jaws in 3-D. Typical dental x-rays only show the jaws in 2-D. We recently upgraded our x-ray equipment to offer 3-D technology … [Read more...] about We Now Offer Dental Implant Placement!
Medically reviewed by Steven Gans, MD Written by Mark Stibich, PhD Updated on June 24, 2019 Many see smiling simply as an involuntary response to things that bring you joy or laughter. While this observation is certainly true, what most people overlook is that smiling can be … [Read more...] about Top 10 Reasons You Should Smile Every Day
It’s not easy to stay healthy during the holidays. Sweets seem to appear everywhere you go, and with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not much time to devote to you and your family’s health and well-being. Luckily, Hermey the Elf, best known for his adventures with Rudolph the … [Read more...] about Have You Been Naughty or Nice to Your Teeth?