9 Facts About Tongues

9 Facts About Tongues

We use our tongues every day to talk, taste, and swallow, yet we rarely take time to think about this flexible organ. Here are 9 things you may not know about the tongue: 1.      The longest recorded tongue was more than 3.8 inches from back to tip; the...
Oral Hygiene and Heart Disease

Oral Hygiene and Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Studies have found there is a correlation between gum disease and your heart health. % Individuals with gum disease are more likely...
Childhood Tooth Decay

Childhood Tooth Decay

According to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, childhood tooth decay is the number one chronic illness impacting children in America. More than 40 percent of children have decay by the time they reach kindergarten. Tooth decay can have a lasting impact...
Digital X-Rays

Digital X-Rays

X-rays, or radiographs, have long been used in dentistry. Traditional film x-rays are a safe and effective part of your dental care, but they do require a small amount of radiation. In our office, we utilize digital x-ray technology that provides the benefits of film...