Dental Health in Intensive Care

Patients with compromised health in the intensive care unit were at a lower risk for respiratory infections if they received proper dental care. New research shows vulnerable patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were...

The Ounce of Prevention Routine – Not Just in Dentistry

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends the following health care screenings: Between the AGES of 18 – 39 Hearing Test – Starting at age 18, then every 10 years until age 50, and every 3 years after. Dental Exam – Once a year unless you have any...

The Toothbrush

Not all toothbrushes are created equal. Regardless if you are choosing a manual or an electric toothbrush, there are a couple of things to look for. Size: There are many sizes available, but see that your toothbrush allows easy access to all surfaces of your teeth,...

Halloween candy and teeth

Halloween is here and the trick or treating and parties mean candies, and lots of them. When your child eats sweets the bacteria in the dental plaque uses the sugars which results in acid production. Each time we eat or drink something, especially something containing...

Face & Jaw Excercises before Dental Treatment

Jaw and facial tension is a very common stress-related problem. The most easily recognized symptoms are unconscious grinding or clenching of the teeth, pain around the eyes, headaches, and neck pain. Chronic jaw tension can even cause shoulder pain and lower back...

Dental Examination

The importance of a dental examination cannot be understated as it is an integral part of preventive dental health care. Many dentists suggest that it is necessary to have one every 6 months but our dentist, Dr. Mikael Kahn, recommends having a dental check-up once a...