If you are someone who spends a lot of your day looking at a screen, you’re probably also consuming a lot of sugar and caffeine. That’s according to a new study based on the consumption patterns of adolescents, but likely applicable to adults as well. Sugar consumption and caffeine can both contribute to serious tooth [...]
If you live in the Eagle River area and have a mouth sore that lasts more than a week or two; come and see me. Mouth sores can be an indicator of disease, and an early assessment is the best bet. A better understanding of your mouth sores can lead quickly to comfort and a resolution. If necessary, treatment and pain relief can be offered.
Like many new years that have come before, 2019 will be followed by an increase in gym memberships and organic food purchases. Three months later, however, many of those memberships will be canceled, and there will once again be enough treadmill spots for all. The truth is that we all have things about ourselves we’re [...]
Chances are you’ve been hearing about cavities for years. Probably your mom used them as a motivator to get you to brush your teeth, and for good reason. According to the CDC, 91 percent of adults aged 20-64 have had one filled. That means that most of us at some point in our lives are [...]
In the last twenty years, the link between our mouth and the rest of our body has been well documented. Complications such as periodontal disease have been linked to diabetes, stroke, and an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, and now a new study conducted Tulane University School of Public Health, suggests that [...]