Oral & Vision Health Blog

How Lead in Water Affects the Teeth and Body

Flint, Mich. has made huge headlines over the past several months because of the water crisis happening there. About two years ago, the state decided to save money—during a ...
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Eye Floaters: What Are They?

It's a bright, sunny day. Your eyesight is clear, but then you see something float across your eye. You think it's something outside but the same speck moves with you to the next ...
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Detection and Treatment of Macular Degeneration

According to the National Eye Institute, macular degeneration causes vision loss due to damage to the macula, which is important for central vision. The rate of progression of the ...
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What is Pre-Orthodontia for Children?

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends children have an initial evaluation by an orthodontist at age seven. Many parents are surprised to learn that their child ...
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Invisalign: Is it Worth Going the Extra Mile?

As an adult considering braces, you may be wondering if Invisalign is the way to go. After all, you may not want a mouth full of braces. Invisalign is more discreet, right?
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Differences in Dental Plans: Know What's Right for You

There are many different types of dental plans out there. No wonder it’s almost impossible to keep them—and their differences—straight! But, to make the best choice for you and ...
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American Diabetes Awareness Month: Diabetes & Oral Health

November is American Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes can affect how a person’s body processes blood sugar. If you have diabetes, you have too much sugar in your blood, which ...
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Five Things to Look for When Selecting an Optometrist

Vision health is very important, which means it's necessary to see an eye doctor who has experience, proper training and a genuine concern for patients.
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What Are the Five Best Electric Toothbrushes on the Market?

Today, many people are using an electric toothbrush, which means more and more brands are hitting store shelves. This can cause consumers to wonder which brand is best.
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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, and for good reason. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. The American Academy of Ophthalmology ...
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