Patient Education

  • Oral Cancer

    Oral cancer, which claims the lives of 8,000 Americans each year, is painless, sneaky, and often undetected until it has spread to the neck and lymph nodes. If oral cancer is detected in the early stage, patients are more likely to survive. Our office screens for oral cancer at every check up. Learn more…

  • Adult Tooth Decay

    There is a common and stealthy enemy that knows precisely how to destroy your enamel: tooth decay. Adults have much to be concerned about with tooth decay, for many reasons. Learn more…

  • Brushing

    You probably brush daily, and you may even floss your teeth, but did you know that proper dental homecare can protect you from pain, cavities, and potential overall health problems, including cardiovascular disease and stroke?  Learn more…

  • Flossing

    You may not realize that even when your mouth is clean, bacteria lurk in the warm, damp cave, growing and eating incessantly. An extra two or three minutes spent flossing each day can give you a huge advantage in the war against those bad bacteria. Learn more…

  • Gum Disease

    It hides in your mouth, destroying gum tissue and teeth, and it can lead to strokes, heart attacks, and pregnancy complications. Don’t think it’s your problem? Conservative estimates report that up to 80 percent of the population unknowingly has gum disease in some form. Learn more…

  • Sealants

    Available for children and adults, dental sealants cover teeth to prevent cavities. Sealants fill the deep pits and grooves where bacteria and food particles hide. Learn more...

  • Periodontal Therapies

    When periodontal disease is not treated, it will spread and compromise gums, teeth, bone, and it can lead to heart disease and strokes, as well as diabetes and pregnancy complications. Many treatments can reverse the effects of gum disease and restore oral health. Learn more…