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National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month
Jul 18 2019

Cleft and craniofacial conditions affect thousands of infants, children, teens and adults in the United States each year. Some are born with congenital anomalies like cleft lip and palate, others with more complex, life-threatening craniofacial conditions. Some are burned; others … Continue reading

Choosing the Best Floss for Your Teeth
Jun 05 2019

Choosing the best floss for your teeth As some of you may have come across in the news, recent studies linked the use of Glide floss to the presence of perfluorooctanesulfonic acids (PFAS) in blood samples. According to the Centers … Continue reading

National Dental Care Month and National Smile Day
May 05 2019

This May people can celebrate National Dental Care Month. The month ends with National Smile Day on May 31, which shares holiday real estate with National Macaroon Day and National Speak in Complete Sentences Day. The National Day Calendar is … Continue reading

Dental Implants
Apr 24 2019

Since they were approved for widespread use in 1982, dental implants have undergone an evolution in materials and advancements in techniques. Made of titanium, dental implants are surgically placed into the maxilla or mandible where they osseointegrate, or fuse to … Continue reading

Von Willebrand Disease
Mar 23 2019

Treating Patients with von Willebrand Disease Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is a disorder that delays blood clotting. It was first described in 1926 by Finnish physician Erik Adolf von Willebrand. VWD is relevant to oral health professionals because some of … Continue reading

Operation Smile Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Feb 26 2019

Tegucigalpa Medical Mission Honduras Medical Missions From February 16 through 23, Operation Smile conducted an international medical mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  My wife, Nicole, and I were able to a part of the team. Since 1997, Operation Smile has conducted … Continue reading

White Spots on Teeth
Jan 10 2019

If You Have These Marks on Your Teeth, You Could Have This Autoimmune Disorder Those spots may seem insignificant, but health experts say they could be a sign of a severe digestive disorder. Your mouth is a window into your … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!
Dec 17 2018
Healthy Holiday Snacks
Dec 03 2018

6 MouthHealthy Holiday Snacks (That Are Almost Too Cute to Eat) Sweet as the holidays may be, sugar-packed treats can wreak havoc on your pearly whites. This season, ring in the festivities with healthy and fun holiday snack options … Continue reading

National Brush Day!
Nov 01 2018

Celebrate National Brush Day on November 1!   On the day after Halloween, costumes have been worn, candles on the Jack-O-Lanterns have been extinguished and there is probably a lot of extra candy piled up in your patients’ homes. Good … Continue reading

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