Nearly 75 percent of oral cancers are not diagnosed until they have reached late-stage (Stage III or IV) oral cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control, failing to detect oral cancer in its early stages is the reason deaths from oral cancer are so high. Vital to dramaticall
What is tooth decay? Tooth decay, also known as a cavity, or cavities, occurs when bacteria living in your mouth make acid that then begins to eat away at your teeth. Untreated tooth decay may cause infection, extreme pain and the loss of tooth. The decay process begins with the unnot
Some people may find it hard to believe, but your oral health actually plays a large role in your overall health and well-being. Poor oral care can lead to health issues that you wouldn’t even begin to believe such as heart disease, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease an
Every year at New Year’s time and at Back to School time, I think about all of the resolutions we make and don’t necessarily keep about how we are going to take care of ourselves and get healthy. There are more new gym memberships at these two times of the year than at any other time.
I had no idea what a huge response I would receive from my last blog on obstructive sleep apnea. We have had so many people call, ask really great questions and make appointments, that I felt the need to talk about this topic once again. We had calls from spouses of snorers, and many
Here is an article from a recent Details Magazine. With all of the Blogs about Sleep Apnea and Snoring Appliances, I thought it was worth sharing this article with everyone. Sleep is a wonderful thing. Without it, we are open to many health risks. “If you think you’ve heard it all in
Please read on to see how you can save $500 and rekindle your relationship! With the advent of Obamacare, most of our nation’s medical and dental insurance plans are changing for the worse. Higher deductibles and co-pays, along with the exclusion of many procedures, will be the norm.
Do you snore at night? Snoring is so often thought of as just a common problem—annoying, but harmless. The truth is snoring can actually be a sign of a common sleep condition known as sleep apnea, also known as obstructive sleep apnea. This is a commonly underdiagnosed condition that