Oral & Vision Health Blog

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Pros & Cons of Each

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry 30 million Americans are missing all of their teeth in one or both jaws. If you are in this situation you might be ...
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6 Thanksgiving Foods that are Good for your Teeth

Okay -- we know when it comes to the holidays, just because foods aren't good for your oral health doesn't mean you won't stuff your face with them anyway. Passing up grandma’s ...
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Tricky Treats: Dental Care for Kids on Halloween

Kids and adults alike love Halloween. But, our favorite Halloween treats can be a nightmare for our teeth. Sugary snacks combined with biting down on hard candy can lead to decay ...
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4 Things to Expect at a Back-to-School Dental Visit

Between the scavenger hunt for school supplies and purchasing school uniforms, the back-to-school dental check-up might be one of the most important end-of-summer rituals. Back to ...
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Smile Therapy Results in a Positive Outlook...Even Under Stress

As a child you may have been told to “grin and bear it.”  What you may not have realized is that smiling while you are experiencing a minor stress can actually improve the way you ...
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Learn the Facts about Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens. Typically related to aging, it can occur in one or both eyes. The condition is very common in older people. In fact, more than half of ...
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Treatments For Teens Who Want to Whiten Their Teeth

Your teenager comes home saying all of their friends are whitening their teeth and they want to do it too. What should you do?
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Scratched Cornea: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If you’ve ever scratched your cornea before, you’ll probably never forget how it felt. Painful. Scratched cornea, also known as cornea abrasion, is common and there are way to ...
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Canker Sores, Mouth Ulcers, and Fever Blisters. Causes and Remedies.

You have probably woken up to find a small painful sore in your mouth or a fever blister in the corner of your mouth and wondered how it got there. Canker sores and other ...
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You and Your Cigarettes: Good Reasons to Break Up

People decide to quit smoking every day. Most people can come up with more than a few reasons for trying to quit. If you or someone you love smokes and needs yet another reason - ...
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