What are the Benefits of Flossing Daily?

Have you heard? Recent reports have generated a lot of doubt about the benefits of flossing. But facts and patient history still support the use of an interdental cleaner. In an August 2016 statement, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reaffirmed...

What is Xerostomia, And Do I Have It?

Scare me spitless? Well, no, not really. Xerostomia (zeer-o-STOE-me-uh) has nothing to do with a scary horror film. It does have everything to do with being nothing more than a nuisance to being a scary condition. Dry mouth negatively impacts your overall health, the...

What Is Dental Freezing? Sound Scary? It’s Not

Uh oh! The dentist found a cavity during your routine checkup. With the help of digital X-rays taken before your hygienist cleaned your teeth, he identified the cavity in one of the back molars on your lower jaw and told you to schedule a 45-minute appointment the...