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Invisalign - is it good for you? Jul 12th, 2024

Invisalign: The Clear Path to Your Dream Smile As a dentist, I'm often asked about the best ways to straighten teeth and achieve a confident smile for adults. While traditional braces have been the go-to for decades, a modern and increasingly popular alternative has emerged: Invisalign. Today, let's explore why...

Is teeth whitening good for you? Jul 5th, 2024

The Bright Side of In-Office Whitening: Your Quick Guide to a Dazzling Smile Are you dreaming of a smile that lights up a room? In-office teeth whitening might be your ticket to a brighter, more confident you. As summer is around the corner, a lot of patients are asking about...

Gut Feeling Down? The Answer May Be in Your Mouth Apr 15th, 2024

Get ready to rethink your dental routine! Your mouth isn't just about pearly whites – it's a gateway to your overall health. The latest science reveals a fascinating connection between oral health and your gut, immune system, and even chronic diseases. What's the Gum-Gut Connection? Your mouth is teeming with...

Did You Know Your Dentist Can Help with Sleep Apnea? Apr 4th, 2024

Dear Patients, This month, I would like to talk about your general health concern that dentist can help and screen. Cases of Sleep apnea is rapidly arising in US due to lifestyle, obesity, stress and so forth. It can be life-threatening and greatly affect the quality of life. Are you...

Treating TMJ Pain: Botox or Nightguards? Jul 21st, 2023

TMD (Temporal Mandibular Dysfunction) is the 2nd most common musculoskeletal pain following low back pain. About 33% of the population has at least one TMD symptom which include migraine headaches, neck pain, earaches, and even difficulty opening and closing the mouth. The main cause is excessive strain on the jaw...

Teeth Whitening Jan 17th, 2023

There can be many reasons why our teeth become yellow. From how we take care of our teeth to the things we drink and eat, little steps that you take or dont take will make all the difference.    Regular brushing and flossing to avoid tartar, plaque buildup, and discoloration...

Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account Dec 10th, 2022

FSA / HSA  What is it? (FSA) meaning Flexible Spending Account, is purchased through your employer for health expenses, enrollment typically opens in late October and early November. An FSA allows employees to receive financial reimbursement for various medical treatments. This is also considered to be tax-exempt, meaning taxes won't...

8 Steps to Good Oral Health while traveling for the holidays Oct 28th, 2022

Pack small - Be sure to get travel size mouthwash and toothpaste to get past customs. Keep your toothbrush clean and dry - When the toothbrush contains moisture, it can grow mold and bacteria. Make sure you clean it and allow it to dry before containing it in your to...

Surviving Halloween: How to enjoy the treat without ruining your teeth! Sep 26th, 2022

It's no secret that sweets give you cavities but let's dive into why then how you can prevent running to the dentist in fear after over indulging during this spooky season. Once you follow these easy steps your teeth will thank you this Halloween.  How do we get cavities? Cavities...

What is dental emergency? Apr 2nd, 2020

Dental EmergencyDental emergencies are potentially life threatening and require immediate treatment to stop ongoing tissue bleeding, alleviate severe pain or infection, and include, but aren't limited to:· Uncontrolled bleeding· Swelling in the mouth or around the head/neck region, potentially compromising the airway· Trauma in the mouth or involving facial bones, potentially compromising the...

Effects of Periodontal Disease on Systemic Health May 9th, 2018

A recent study by Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University discovered an association between Periodontitis and Alzheimer's Disease. Periodontal disease is a common oral infection, affecting almost 40% of the entire adult population. Periodontitis is a disease that cause inflammation and the destruction of gums, bone and teeth supporting...

Benefits of Flossing Dec 27th, 2017

A recent study by The New York University College of Dentistry concluded that flossing can significantly reduce periodontal disease and cavity-causing bacteria. Based on a recent study of twins, the research provides new data about the importance of a flossing regimen in addition to daily brushing of the surfaces of the...

Gum Disease May Increase Your Risk Of Cancer Nov 27th, 2017

According to a recent study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomakers & Prevention, women with gum disease are 14% more likely to develop cancer than those with good oral hygiene. Researchers found strong links between gum disease and esophageal cancer as well as lung, gallbladder, breast, and skin cancer.  There are numerous studies suggesting gum...