Inflammation and Your Oral Health

When my patient, Derek, came into the office seven years ago, he explained that he’d been under a lot of stress, going through a divorce and dealing with custody issues. He was forty-two years old, and it had been two years since his previous dental visit. During my exam, I found he had bleeding gums,… [Read the full article]

How to Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits For Life

As a parent, there’s so much to worry about when it comes to the health and wellness of your children. There are trips to the dentist and pediatrician, sports teams, play dates, and so much more. In today’s article, I’ll help you learn how to help kids develop healthy eating habits for life — and… [Read the full article]

What Is Activated Charcoal— And Should You Put It In Your Mouth?

A recent (and growing) trend is the use of activated charcoal in health products— everything from shampoo to cleansers, even toothpaste! In today’s post you’ll learn more about activated charcoal, what it is, how it’s used, and whether it should be part of your dental health regimen. What is activated charcoal? It’s not what you’re… [Read the full article]