Are your teeth worth $4 a day?

Smoking And Oral Cancer Most of us are aware of the correlation of smoking and oral cancer. However, a large majority of patients are not aware of the increased risk of bone loss associated with smoking. Many years of research has demonstrated a direct correlation...

Mouth Checks Ups

Mouth Lumps and Bumps

Mouth Checks Ups By Your Dentists Are Important Small lumps and bumps in the mouth are noticed more frequently than one might imagine. These lesions can involve any surface in the mouth. More common areas include the lips, cheeks, tongue and beneath dentures. Nearly all...

Oral Cancer

Early Detection Is Important Oral cancer remains a significant health issue in Clinton County. Nearly 35,000 new cases of oral cancer were diagnosed in 2008 in the United States. Risk factors for oral cancer include smoking, smokeless tobacco use, long-term alcohol use, or exposure to...

To Consult or Not to Consult?

We are frequently asked about the need for consults. In order to provide excellent care for your patients, consults are a routine part of our treatment. Exceptions, however, are present: Patients desiring only local anesthesia for treatment will be treated on the initial visit if...

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Different Mouthguards Available For Protection Of Teeth

Various Options For Mouthguards A properly fitted mouthguard will be protective, comfortable, resilient, and tear resistant. It must minimally interfere with speaking and breathing, and most importantly, have excellent retention, fit, and sufficient thickness in critical areas. Your athlete’s teeth and oral health deserve the...

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