Crest Healthier Smiles Project | Shakespeare

TOOTH PAIN IS NO REASON TO MISS OUT ‘Tis a fact. When ye teeth hurteth, thy grades suffereth. Translation: Kids with poor oral health are nearly 3X more likely to miss school. * Luckily, poor oral health is preventable with a good oral care routine that starts with...

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

We screen all adult patients, with and without risk factors, twice a year using the newest in Oral Cancer screening technology, Velscope.  Screening with Velscope is easy and non-invasive.  It is able to detect dysplastic cells below the top layer.  This allows for...

The Three-Way Street

Two decades of biomedical and dental detective work have linked obesity, diabetes, and periodontal (gum) disease. A triangular relationship – Obesity can intensify infections, such as periodontal (gum) disease, cytokines produced by fat cells are known to...

INVADERS & the Body’s defenses

Gum Disease illustrates how local infections may have systemic consequences. Infection and inflammation in the mouth have been linked to a variety of systemic conditions, including pregnancy complications, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.   Recent national...