April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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A summary of important facts from the Oral Cancer Foundation Close to 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 40,000 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be alive in… Read more »

FDA Cautions Consumers about Faulty Electric Toothbrushes

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As we become aware of situations we like to alert our patients to help keep you safe!  We were recently made aware of some problems with Arm and Hammer spinbrushes.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning consumers about  these faulty electric toothbrushes.  The FDA issued a warning to consumers that certain… Read more »

Fluoride Facts

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Here are some quick facts on fluoride and why it is so important in our dental health!  Have an extra drink of water after you have all your valentines day chocolate! Fluoride Facts Fluorine, from which fluoride is derived, is the 13th most abundant element and is released into the environment naturally in both water… Read more »