THROUGHOUT LIFE PEOPLE get regular prostate exams, mammograms and colonoscopies. These preventative health care exams are extremely important for detecting any abnormalities–including cancer–early, so they can be treated as soon as possible. These exams save lives. So do oral cancer screenings.
Unfortunately, many people don’t understand that a regular oral cancer screening is just as important as these other preventative exams. We want our patients to know that coming in to see us [...]
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED why there are certain foods that taste bad after brushing your teeth in the morning? Most of us have experienced that bitter sensation a time or two, but what exactly causes it?
Your Mint Toothpaste Flavor Isn’t To Blame
It’s a common misconception that mint-flavored toothpaste causes the bad taste when eating that first meal after brushing. In reality, it’s a chemical found in most toothpastes called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) or other variants like [...]
SALIVA IS ESSENTIAL not only for our oral health, but for our overall comfort. We all experience a dry mouth every once in awhile and know how bothersome it can be. But what does it mean? And what should we do if it persists?
Saliva Has An Important Role In Our Oral Health
Our bodies are constantly producing saliva to provide our mouths with moisture–we generate two to four pints of saliva a day! Saliva helps with digestion and allows to not only taste but process food. It [...]