Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches and Abscesses
You never know when a dental problem may arise. Unfortunately, they don’t necessarily occur during office hours. Dr. Melanie and[...]
June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role[...]
Oral Health Problems: An indicator of overall health problems?
If you are like many people, you might think of your oral health as separate from your overall health. After[...]
Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!
A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too[...]
May Marks National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!
The merry month of May also happens to be National Fitness and Sports Month, so take advantage of the warmer[...]
Tooth Worms? The History of Cavities and Tooth Fillings
Scientists have discovered tooth decay in specimens that are more than 15,000 years old. The ancients once thought that cavities[...]
Why should I have my child’s wisdom teeth removed?
The wisdom teeth are the last of the permanent molars to emerge from the gums. This can occur as early[...]