Doc’s Dental Minute

Chocolate And Your Teeth

Chocolate And Your Teeth UNDER MOST CIRCUMSTANCES, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, when it comes to chocolate, [...]

The Coolest Teeth In The Animal Kingdom

The Coolest Teeth In The Animal Kingdom MOST OF US already know that sharks constantly grow new teeth, venomous snakes use their fangs like syringes full of poison, and elephants have enormous tusks. [...]

Dentures Then And Now

Dentures Then And Nows AS RECENTLY AS 2012, one fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth. Whether the tooth loss is from age or other causes, it is [...]

A Brief History Of Dental Floss

A Brief History Of Dental Floss Flossing Is An Older Concept Than You Might Think While we don’t know the exact beginnings of flossing, it looks like as long as food [...]

How Your Oral And Overall Health Are Linked

How Your Oral And Overall Health Are Linked WE’VE SAID IT BEFORE AND WE’LL SAY IT AGAIN… taking care of your teeth and mouth is more than just about cosmetics, it’s about [...]

Is Chewing Gum Good Or Bad For Your Teeth?

Is Chewing Gum Good Or Bad For Your Teeth? DID YOU KNOW that the average American consumes 1.8 pounds of gum each year? With so much gum going into our mouths it’s important [...]

Dental Sleep Therapy

Introducing Dental Sleep Therapy By Dr. Scott Bares When was the last time you asked your dentist about sleep disorders? The answer would most likely be never. Do you [...]

Early Orthodontics – Who Needs It?

Early Orthodontics – Who Needs It? By Dr. Kathryn Haraldson, D.D.S. A beautiful smile can melt hearts, make friends and set the stage to accomplish your dreams. The [...]