July 23rd is World Sjögren's Day. It’s named after Dr. Henrik Sjögren (pronounced SHOW-grin), the Swedish ophthalmologist who noticed a connection between patients he was seeing with dry eyes, and patients who suffered from a consistently dry mouth. Further investigation resulted in the discovery that these symptoms where caused by an immune system attack on these patients' moisture-producing glands. Today, approximately 4 million Americans live … [Read more...] about When a Dry Mouth Is Caused by More Than Just a Lack of Water
When it comes to dental floss, what’s the best kind? If you ask a dentist, they’ll tell you the best dental floss is the floss you’ll actually use! That could be Teflon floss, dental tape, nylon floss, waxed floss, and flosses with or without flavors – there are a lot of choices! There are also a number of ways to get your flossing done that don’t have you wrapping a long string of floss across your fingers and deftly maneuvering your hands in … [Read more...] about Don’t Like Flossing? Try One Of These Methods and Get Those Gums in Shape!
Even though we've had to cut back during this national health crisis, your little one's smile is still at the top of our list! Because we want to ensure the wellbeing of you and your family, here are some handy articles on how you keep your child's smile looking great. Links to help parents care for their children's teeth during the pandemic: An oral health discussion for grades 5-8 5 ways to prevent tooth decay in children Good … [Read more...] about Resources for Oral Health Kids
Even though we've had to cut back during this national health crisis, your smile is still at the top of our list! That's why we wanted to pass along some handy links on how you can maintain A+ oral health until your next visit. Links to help patients keep up with their oral health during the pandemic: 10 easy tips for great oral care How to pick your next great toothbrush Practice your brushing technique in your downtime Dental … [Read more...] about Adult Oral Health Resources
Your health and wellbeing are our No. 1 priority. As the world continues to act and react to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a lot of misinformation floated out through the news and social media. So you can stay informed, we wanted to pass along resources that we've found helpful. Coronavirus Prevention As it works on a vaccine for COVID-19, the CDC has many recommendations on how to prevent contracting the virus, chief among them: … [Read more...] about Resources COVID-19
We have enjoyed seeing many of our wonderful patients again this past week and look forward to seeing many of you in the near future. It is so rewarding to be able to help our patients achieve and maintain their oral health again. We do ask that patients continue to be patient with us as we are prioritizing urgent & emergency needs first as well as working on adjusting our schedule to ensure proper distancing can be established for the … [Read more...] about Your Comfort Is Our Priority