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In 2020 nearly 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer. Oral cancer starts in the mouth and can affect the lips, cheeks, tongue, gums, and roof of the mouth. Oropharyngeal cancer, or throat cancer, starts in the throat just behind the mouth....

Nearly 40 million Americans grind their teeth at night without realizing they are doing so. Clenching and grinding can make the simple act of eating a piece of toast uncomfortable. Over time these actions can have detrimental consequences on your teeth and jawbone. Here are...

Think of something really small like an ant. Now think of something even smaller like a spec of dirt. Take that spec of dirt and divide it in half, and then divide it in half again. Now, think smaller. There are many things in the universe...

When we hear ‘ultraviolet light’ we usually think of the sun. Ultraviolet light is what makes black-light posters glow in the dark, is responsible for summer tans, and plays a role in photosynthesis – creating oxygen and energy-rich components for plant growth. There are three...

Losing their first tooth can be exciting as well as a scary experience for a child. A child will start losing their teeth around six years of age, although some may lose teeth as early as four years or as late as 7-8 years. Your child will...

As a parent, you may wonder how to nurture positive feelings about oral hygiene with your children. Starting as early as possible helps to normalize the process of brushing and flossing in their minds. With the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is especially important to teach...

There are 365 days in a year. With twice-annual visits to the dentist, that means we responsible for maintaining the health of our mouth the remaining 363 days. With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is even more important that we are committed to a daily...

How do you know if an ache in your mouth requires a standard dental appointment or if it is an emergency? An urgent dental situation can be caused by sudden trauma or a serious infection. In certain cases, waiting until open office hours may not...

Tooth grinding while sleeping is not uncommon and can be caused by jaw misalignment, missing teeth, illness, or situational stress. Bruxism, a more severe and constant state of teeth grinding can result in a range of physical issues from pain in the jaw joint to...

Remember the game where someone would whisper a sentence in your ear, then you told someone, then they told someone, and by the time it came back around it was completely inaccurate and exaggerated? This is the case with root canals. For those of us...