Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease


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Periodontal experts stress the importance of gum health in older adults and other at-risk groups A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s disease risk. https://www.perio.org/consumer/alzheimers-and-periodontal-disease

March 26, 2019

Vitamin D Can Help People With Sleep Disorders


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A study titled “The effect of vitamin D supplement on the score and quality of sleep in 20–50 year-old people with sleep disorders compared with control group” indicates that taking a vitamin D supplement could help improve sleep quality in folks with sleep disorders.  Obviously this should be discussed with your physician, but it’s interesting […]

December 6, 2017

Spring Break 2017


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We just wanted to inform you that our office will be closed March 24th through April 2nd for Spring Break. If you have an emergency, we have made arrangements with Comfort Care Family Dental to assist our patients while we are away. Below is their information: Comfort Care Family Dental 1001 E. Chicago Ave, Suite […]

March 23, 2017

You can now schedule appointments online!


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We’ve partnered with ZocDoc to allow new and existing patients request appointments whenever it is convenient. ZocDoc will show what time slots are available and allow you to request an appointment at any time. Our office will follow up at the next opportunity to confirm your appointment. Just use the button below to get started!

February 23, 2016

What is a Root Canal?


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Root Canal. These are probably the two most dreaded words a patient will hear from their dentist. While most people cringe when they hear of the procedure, the pain of not having a needed root canal can far outweigh any pain associated with the procedure itself. In fact, the purpose of the root canal is […]

March 4, 2015

How to Care For Your Retainer


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Your braces are finally off! Now your orthodontist says you have to wear a retainer to help complete your treatment. Unlike braces, retainers are a removable dental apparatus. Which means that you will most likely wear it for a specified time during the day or at night while you sleep. How long you have to […]

February 3, 2015

2015 Goals for your Teeth!


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January is a month full of excitement, goal-setting and resolutions for the New Year. While you’re joining the gym, setting a new budget, or vowing to be more mindful of your health, don’t forget that your dental health should be at the top of the list. After all, your oral health is the gateway to your overall medical […]

January 6, 2015

What is Laughing Gas?


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Rarely does a conversation about dentistry conclude without a mention of laughing gas. This unique form of sedation has been depicted in movies, creating hilarious scenes involving patients and dental professionals. Pediatric patients usually look forward to having the experience. So what exactly is laughing gas? Laughing gas is actually Nitrous Oxide. It is a […]

October 1, 2014

Candy and Your Teeth


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It’s that time of year again! Fall weather and sweet treats go together. There’s candy corn, candied apples, and plenty of taffy to keep a kid’s taste buds busy and happy. That means it’s time to make sure that cavities aren’t the consequence of all the celebrations and fun. Here are a few tips for […]

October 1, 2014

The Power of Gum


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A good dental care routine consists of a few tried and true steps: brushing at least twice a day, flossing after meals, and avoiding excess sugar. Another advantage in winning the fight against tooth decay is chewing gum. Research has shown that chewing sugar-free gum for at least 20 minutes after a meal can help […]

September 3, 2014