Oral Health

Oral Cancer Becoming Increasingly Prevalent Among All Adult Age Groups

oral cancer prevalence

According to statistics, there is an exceptionally high incidence rate of oral cancer among older adults. However, in recent years, the prevalence of this potentially devastating disease has increased among all adult age groups.  Each year, approximately 50,000 adults in the United States will receive an oral cancer diagnosis. The cancer will result in nearly… Read More…

Professional Fluoride Treatments Offer Optimal Protection for the Teeth

Fluoride Treatment LaGrange

Dental caries – which is also referred to as “tooth decay” – is an oral health issues caused by bacteria that has the capability of producing acid. This collects in the areas around and in-between the teeth, as well as near the gums. Once formed, the sticky film is identified as “plaque”. If you do... Read More...

Plaque: A Comprehensive Guide

Dental Plaque: A Comprehensive Guide

Plaque is a colorless film that consists of sugars and bacteria. It is usually sticky and is consistently forming on our teeth. According to dental professionals, it is the main cause of gum disease and cavities. If it is not removed on a daily basis, it can harden. Once this occurs, it transitions into tartar…. Read More…

5 Habits That Can Compromise Your Dental Health

5 Habits That Can Compromise Your Dental Health

In order to optimize your dental health, it is imperative that you brush regularly, floss, use mouthwash, and visit your dentist at least twice a year to get a checkup and to get your teeth cleaned. Unfortunately, there are many habits that you may be engaging in that are compromising your oral health. In this... Read More...

Inhalation Therapy Proves Detrimental to Oral Health

Inhalation Based Therapy

Throughout the years, various types of inhalation therapies have been utilized as the main course of treatments in injuries, medical conditions, and diseases that detrimentally impact the respiratory function of a patient; while highly beneficial in improving the functionality of clear breathing, research has concluded that inhalation therapies are detrimental to oral health. The good... Read More...