Clinician’s Corner: Teeth grinding & COVID-19
With increased stress and anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, some people may be experiencing pain or symptoms of bruxism (teeth grinding). Dr. Templeton explains what bruxism is and offers some solutions that can help those who experience it.
Clinician's Corner: Preventing mask mouth
You may have noticed your breath seeming worse or your mouth drying out with regular mask wearing. Dr. Templeton shares some oral health tips to help keep you and your mouth comfortable.
Clinician's Corner: Dentures do's and don'ts
Dr. Nina Prabhu walks through how to properly care for dentures.
Clinician's Corner: Tips for dealing with dry mouth
Dry mouth is more than just a pesky little problem for senior citizens and others— it can lead to many more serious oral health problems! Dr. Bruce Templeton shares symptoms to look out for and ways to deal with dry mouth to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
Clinician's Corner: Pearls of wisdom... teeth!
Summer can be a good time to see a dentist about wisdom teeth issues. Wisdom teeth (a third set of molars) come in between the ages of 17 and 25. When wisdom teeth are unable to fully erupt, they can become impacted and require removal. Bring up any concerns you may have about your teeth at your next dental check up.
Seeking oral health care during COVID-19
Like many other businesses, dental offices are working to adapt during the COVID-19 outbreak. To keep employees, families and patients safe, dental offices are open only to emergency patients. If you experience a dental emergency or are in need of urgent dental care, you should contact your dentist for help.
What to expect during your routine dental visit
If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or if you experience fear or anxiety before a dentist appointment, it can be helpful to know what to expect. Here is a breakdown of everything that will happen during your routine cleaning and oral exam.
Focusing on women's health
From puberty, to pregnancies, perimenopause and beyond, there are unique conditions presented to women both mentally and physically. Even our oral cavity can be affected.
Mental health and oral health
Research has proven that there is a link between mental health and oral health. Find out how seasonal affective disorder, depression or anxiety could impact your smile.