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Curious Tongue, teeth and music.

My previous blogs discussed the meaning of “Curious Tongue”, the prevalence of periodontal disease (periodontitis), a disease that affects the gums, results in bone loss and causes teeth to loosen and fall out or have to be taken out, and that having perio
Oct 14th, 2021


As explained in a previous blog, Curious Tongue becomes an important consideration when treating a dental patient for caries (cavities), laminates or veneers, root canal treatment, implant placement and especially periodontal (gum) disease.
Apr 14th, 2021


Curious tongue is a term I coined while I was a dental student.
Jul 1st, 2020

Save Your Smile: Ditch Tobacco Products

It’s no surprise that tobacco use can lead to a host of health problems ranging from cardiovascular disease to lung cancer. While we often associate tobacco use with bodily health risks, it can be just as devastating to dental health...
Feb 12th, 2020

4 Myths About Dental Implants

There is some archeological evidence that dental implants may have been used in prehistoric times, and we know definitively that implants have been in use since at least 600 AD...
Feb 12th, 2020

9 Toothbrush Tips To Start 2017 Right

Just because you have a toothbrush and use it doesn’t mean you’re brushing effectively. Did you know that it’s possible to go through the motions of oral care and still fall short of proper tooth brushing practices?...
Feb 12th, 2020

A Brief Guide to Dental Implants for Patients

Dental implants are considered the optimal tooth replacement treatment to replace one or more failing teeth. A single dental implant can support an individual replacement tooth,...
Feb 12th, 2020

A Healthy Diet For A Healthy Smile

With summer just around the corner, now is the time to clean up your diet and slim down for the warmer months. Although we often associate diet changes with weight loss and changes in our waistline, it can have a huge impact on dental health as well...
Feb 12th, 2020

Prevent Oral Cancer With Wisdom And Food

Nobody wants to experience oral cancer at any point in their life. Unfortunately, the American Cancer Society (ACS) states that about 48,330 people will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year...
Feb 12th, 2020

3 Dentists & Givers I Aspire to be Like

Dentists are necessary and thanks to them, and their research, health complications like edentulism — complete tooth loss — are becoming less and less common in the United States...
Feb 12th, 2020

Dental Implant Placement: What You Need to Know

Dental implants are a true game-changer for those with missing or failing teeth. They replace tooth roots, providing a stable and secure base for high-quality replacement teeth and reversing the natural jawbone loss that occurs when a tooth is lost...
Feb 12th, 2020