Your Oral Health and Increased Risk of Dementia

Want to reduce your risk of developing dementia later in life? Keep good oral health habits! A University of California study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society looked at residents of Leisure World, a retirement community in California. This long term study looked at oral … [Read more...]

Think You Can’t Get Cavities In your 60’s or 70’s?

Think only kids get cavities? Think again. Many people find that when they get older the "golden years" bring lots of new cavities. Why would you suddenly start getting cavities when you are in your 60's or 70's? Often we can blame medications that are taken for other conditions. A common side … [Read more...]

Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants?

Dental implants are used to replace teeth that have been lost due to decay, gum disease or injury. Replacing missing teeth used to mean a bridge or partial denture. While bridges and partial dentures are still a choice for some, increasingly patients are choosing dental implants - many times we even … [Read more...]

Dentures: Your Choices and How To Care For Them

We try to avoid it but sometimes teeth need to be removed. When teeth are missing it is difficult to eat, speak and social situations are uncomfortable. Dentures can restore your ability to chew, smile and speak clearly. Today we have choices when we make dentures. Many patients want to avoid … [Read more...]

Choices For Replacing Your Lost Tooth

When an adult loses a tooth it can be very upsetting. Even if you have taken very good care of your teeth accidents can happen but most teeth are lost because of decay or gum disease. The good news is we have several options for replacing missing teeth including dental bridges and dental implants. … [Read more...]