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Coconut Oil Pulling

For centuries, the coconut tree has been called the “tree of life.” Virtually every part of the tree can be used or consumed. Coconut oil pulling is an ancient therapy that has been around for over 2,000 years. While it is gaining popular traction now as a “fad” for whitening the teeth, it is actually … Read More

What is TMD/TMJ?

Do any of these sound familiar to you? Frequent headaches Pain or soreness in the jaw Pain in the face, neck, or shoulders Clenching teeth Popping or clicking sound in the jaw when you chew Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) Stuffy or congested ears If one or more of the previous symptoms were familiar with … Read More

Caring For Your Child’s Teeth

Parents have many responsibilities, and taking care of their child’s teeth until the child is old enough to do it properly is one of these sole responsibilities. Many parents are unaware of how early they should begin oral care at home, and they are often shocked to learn that their child has a cavity at … Read More

Vitamins and Your Oral Health

The fast-paced life that most Americans live leaves little time to ensure that they are consuming all of the major food groups, let alone taking in necessary vitamins that the body needs to be healthy. While it is always important to talk with your primary care physician before starting any sort of supplement regimen, these … Read More

Dental Sealants

One of the most beneficial methods of protecting your smile is by making the choice to implement preventative measures. Your smile is meant to last a lifetime, yet it will not last that long if you do not take proper care of it. Prevention requires a bit of effort and active participation – both done … Read More

Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is one of the most feared medical diagnoses. Over half a million people in the United States alone die each year of cancer, making it the second leading cause of death in the U.S. Early diagnosis is one of the most important factors for effective treatment and helping to shorten treatments for … Read More

Protecting Your Childs Teeth During Sports

Basketball season is now here, which is a perfect time to revisit the topic of protecting your child’s teeth during sports. Sporting activities provide children and adolescents with fun and learning all while engaged in a sport that they enjoy. It is always exciting to gear up for a new season with new jerseys, new … Read More