October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Posted October 1st, 2020

We love a clean, healthy smile, right? The profession of dental hygiene and the advancements in the practice of dental hygiene have come a long way, even since I graduated from dental hygiene school in 1994.  It is standard of care in dentistry that you are provided with an oral cancer screening during your dental […]

Returning to Dental Care

Posted August 24th, 2020

Most dental healthcare facilities have opened for elective procedures.  The re-opening of dental practices has come after many weeks of preparations and with guidance from local and state officials yet there is still controversy over whether it is safe to return to routine dental care.  The American Dental Association’s (ADA’s) Advisory Task Force on Dental […]

COVID-19: Oral Health Tips

Posted April 14th, 2020

Patients receiving cancer treatment therapy are often at risk for oral complications.  Most dental practices are closed for routine procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It’s more important now than ever to take care of your oral health.  I have treated many patients with a history of cancer treatment therapy, and with proper precautions taken, they […]